The View UpStairs (Paperback)

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When Wes, a Millenial fashion designer, purchases an abandoned building in the French Quarter of New Orleans, he finds himself transported to the UpStairs Lounge, a vibrant '70s gay bar. As this forgotten community comes to life, Wes embarks on an exhilarating journey of self-exploration that spans two generations of queer history. This smash Off-Broadway hit features a gritty, glam rock score and a tight-knit ensemble of unforgettable characters. The View UpStairs asks what has been gained and lost in the fight for equality, and how the past can help guide us through an uncertain future.

"Highly theatrical, unexpected and marvelous...channels a vintage camp that is all too rare nowadays." THE NEW YORK TIMES

"Vibrant The View UpStairs is a moving homage to LGBT culture, past and present. The show swells with heart."
ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY

"The View Upstairs is a hot ticket because it's funny, touching, musically remarkable and revelatory about a forgotten piece of history, as well as our current times...revolutionary and daring" OUT MAGAZINE

"A jambalaya of sexed-up tunes...The View UpStairs has all the ingredients of an iconic cult phenomenon." EDGE MEDIA



Product Details
ISBN: 9780573706653
ISBN-10: 0573706654
Publisher: Samuel French, Inc.
Publication Date: December 21st, 2017
Pages: 100
Language: English