Doin' Time with Peterson Toscano
Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue...
An entertaining, fun and insightful time with Peterson & his "friends"
Spend a wild & wonderful evening with Peterson Toscano and his zany, heartwarming characters. A gay, comic actor, playwright and theatrical performance activist, Peterson has presented one-person shows throughout North America and Europe. Renowned for his seamless transformations from character to character, audiences consistently find his work hilarious and deeply insightful.
In this presentation you will witness the Best of Peterson Toscano as he presents excerpts from original plays including I Can See Sarah Palin from my Window, Queer 101--Now I Know my gAy,B,Cs, and Doin' Time in the Homo No Mo Halfway House. Peterson will also share extracts from his ground-breaking hit play, Transfigurations, which looks at the stories and lives of transgender Bible characters.
Mixed in with the performance Peterson shares his own story of trying to 'de-gay' himself and the process he took to intergrate his sexuality with all parts of his life. With stories from the road, new material, and always a few surprises. You will laugh yourself silly and no doubt walk away with challenged and hopeful about life, humanity and yourself.
Meet Chad and Vlad and nutty Marvin along with Tex and Rev. Meadows and Earthel and other unforgettable character that Peterson has created.
Wanna see a sample?
Check out Peterson's YouTube page
Toscano’s acting skills as well as the format of the piece recall the one-woman shows of Lily Tomlin and Whoopi Goldberg whose character studies unearth the neurotic complications in all of us.
-John W. Sykes, in newsweekly reviewing Doin' Time in the Homo No Mo Halfway House