Lay of the Land


“Passionate, witty, endearing, furious, and fabulous!” – Critic’s Pick, Backstage

“A vivid, must-see achievement.” – David Nichols, The Los Angeles Times

Performance Space 122 co-founder Tim Miller’s sharp-knifed, saucy look at the State of the Queer Union during a time of trial! Careening from his sexy misadventures performing in 45 States, to Marriage Equality street protests, to the electoral assaults on gay folks all over the country, to his life as a grade-school flag monitor, to choking on cheap meat caught in his 10 year old gay boy’s throat, Lay of the Land friskily gets at that feeling of gay folks being perpetually on trial, on the ballot, and on the menu! Lay of the Land is a “lay” in all kinds of ways: a sex-assignation, a queer citizenship map, and of course a narrative ballad with a recurrent refrain! (Miller’s favorite way-down-the-list definition for “lay”!).

Supported in part by the National Performance Network

NY PREMIERE | Theatre, Solo Performance | Downstairs

Wednesday, December 1 -
Saturday, December 11, 2010

Wednesday – Saturday at 7:30PM
Thursday Night Social: December 2

Queer Spaces Town Hall
A conversation about Queer Spaces and how they have transformed the East Village over the last 30 years. Hosted by Performance Space 122 and Pride Goes East with Tim Miller as guest moderator. Friday December 3rd directly after performance.

Tim Miller will conduct a week-long workshop at PS122 culminating in KNEAD, a public ensemble performance on Sunday, December 12.

Help PS122 Go Green by viewing your Lay of the Land program online!

  • RT @TSqArts: @TSACNYC #MidnightMoment makes 'The weekend in pictures' http://t.co/WYEkgWZ5Fs @holySebastian @PS122

  • RT @TSqArts: Yahoo says http://t.co/RKmbLva2QV see @holysebastian #MidnightMoment @PS122 @TSACNYC in @TimesSquareNYC every night Jan 11.57p…

  • What a way to end #COIL15...with a yawn from @holysebastian! @ Times Square NYC http://t.co/z6BOOPiUud

  • Get these last few shows in - it's the end of #COIL15! At 11:45pm, come to #TimesSq for crowd yawning & a toast! @TSqArts @hyperjetlag

  • RT @hfgerardo: Bursts of Tourette’s-like fury interspersed with transcendent repose in the lush melancholia of #BeginAgain by @zoejuniper @…

  • RT @hfgerardo: Thanks for the fav @katiewins. See you @TSqArts @PS122 #COIL15. Who can resist @holysebastian's yawn? Insomniac minds want t…

  • #SPAN at @theinvisibledog talking about the cost of theater. "$100 sounds pretty reasonable for a… http://t.co/TbtwDtv4Vy

  • We need to find a new value system besides one that revolves around the dollar. #SPAN @theinvisibledog #COIL15

  • RT @bacnyc: Here's to a great closing night of BeginAgain's sold out run at @bacnyc! Thank you @zoejuniper & @PS122 #COIL15 http://t.co/NmN…

  • I'll take the second to last day to tell you that we've been posting run downs of each day in #COIL15 on fb: http://t.co/MJWR8W0rzT

  • @MildlyBitter @hyperjetlag @UTRFestival @AmericanRealnes @herearts @Ovrhrd_dtwnthtr No. Copious amounts of Berroca. That's the secret.

  • One more hour of purges! @dataPurge @DorisDukeFdn @GibneyDance #COIL15 http://t.co/hjXggRKC4H

  • RT @bevinross: @hyperjetlag @PS122 @dataPurge chicken.

  • .@hyperjetlag is considering having a cleanse @datapurge. RT if you'd watch! #COIL15

  • Live Purge. #COIL15 @datapurge gibneydance @ Gibney Dance http://t.co/ofXr8bG6hZ

  • RT @IRTTheater: @PS122 loving all the #COIL15 live tweeting !

  • New client just started at @dataPurge #COIL15

  • @doubletub We'd like to see it everyday if we could. But the songs get stuck in our heard too much and everyone is sick of us singing them.

  • another @dataPurge is about to start up. #networked #clincaltrial

  • RT @DanspaceProject: Congrats @PS122 @faye_driscoll on a "Delirious Dance"! - http://t.co/cMPGilLyay #COIL15