The Sons Of Tennessee Williams Opens Tomorrow
No, the brilliant playwright didn't have children, unless you count Blanche DuBois and Stanley Kowalski (and I do).
But his work and spirit have long loomed over the gay inhabitants of New Orleans, as captured in a new documentary opening tomorrow at the Quad.
The doc remembers back to the time when just putting your hand on a same-sex person's knee could land you in jail, especially if the same-sex person was a cop.
It also documents the incredibly creative gay community that arose in the face of this oppression, everyone dressing in full drag with skyscraping headdresses as they launched the eye-popping tradition known as the gay Mardi Gras.
2017 Ncaa Div. I Men's Basketball Championship - East Regional
TicketsFri., Mar. 24, 7:29pm
Joe DeGuardia's Star Boxing Presents: Rockin' Fights 26
TicketsFri., Mar. 24, 7:30pm
TicketsFri., Mar. 24, 8:00pm
New York Red Bulls vs. Real Salt Lake
TicketsSat., Mar. 25, 4:00pm
The movie is very sweet as it captures the heart and soul of what has become a sort of Boys Gone Wild as Girls parade.
Do Papa Tennessee a favor.
Put on your Sunday clothes, top them off with three layers of feathers and bugle beads, and check out this movie's look at a class menagerie.
Get the ICYMI: Today's Top Stories Newsletter Our daily newsletter delivers quick clicks to keep you in the know
Catch up on the day's news and stay informed with our daily digest of the most popular news, music, food and arts stories in New York, delivered to your inbox.