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!

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