Hide. Climb. Remember. Marry. Parent. Speak. Thrust. Jump.
Jump like everyone else jumps.
Come on, Wayne. You’re disappointing everyone.
And you’re letting yourself down.
After multiple unsuccessful attempts to become a father, a single gay man, on the brink of turning 40, questions how he found himself here, whose rules he has been following, and what could possibly happen if he just stopped playing by the rules of the game.
Following the national tour of From Me To Us, Wayne Steven Jackson’s new solo show combines digital media, original music, and live performance to explore parenthood, life goals, disappointment, and the sticky veil of heteronormative expectation.
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