Steve April 13, 2021
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NAILS, gay news, Washington Blade

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“¡NAILS!,” a play about a young Latina lesbian who is mortified by her quickly growing nails, is presented in a virtual reading and discussion presented by Rorschach Theatre on Wednesday, April 21 at 7 p.m. via Facebook.

In this queer play, Catalina wants to ask her crush Serena out but her fingernails are growing at a magical pace. Her deep concern explores cultural clashes for queer people of color using the genre conventions of Latinx magical realism, queer camp and comedy.

The enhanced stage reading features multiple gender diverse actors, including Savina Barini (they/them), Scott Whalen (he/they), Graciela Rey (she/her), Jordyn Stroman (he/his), Jesús I. Valles (they/them) & Malachi Sauls (he/they).

Following the reading, playwright Eliana Pipes and others on the production team will discuss how to transform this work in progress into a musical.

For more information, visit the Facebook event page and elianapipes.com.

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