WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
The Drifts Live tackles the consequences of gender and the meanings applied to bodies in a Southern small town. In this one-hour live performance of excerpts from his novel, The Drifts, Vernon (Seinfeld, The Fugitive, General Hospital, etc.) brings a trans-dad, a bitter pregnant housewife, her cheating husband, his butch lover and a calf onstage to fight their sex.
After a successful run at the 2013 New York International Fringe Festival, author and performer Thom Vernon brings his solo show, The Drifts Live back to New York. The Drifts Live is a hybrid of traditional literary story theatre and performance arts of his acclaimed novel The Drifts as part of the 4th annual United Solo Festival for one show only, November 6, 7pm. You won't want to miss this live version of a novel Canada's national newspaper called "a great contemporary twist on the Southern Gothic tradition."
"Quite compelling… the monologues were captivating." -- nytheatre.com