Lester Mayers

Poems From A Shelter

Dates: July 29-31, 2022 at 7:00 PM
Tickets: $25
Duration: 1 hr., no intermission
In Person: This event will be presented for an in person audience. There is no virtual option available.

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Ambiance Theatre Company presents
Poems From A Shelter” a one person choreopoem that explores the experience of a Queer Black Feminine Man living in a men’s shelter.

This new riveting work is written, performed, and self directed by Lester Mayers, a Brooklyn native, a graduate of the Department of Theatre Arts at SUNY New Paltz, and an MFA graduate of the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics. Gay-Black-feminine and a feminist, Mayers tackles issues that the public has historically ignored. He has been published by the Huffington Post, Arsenal Pulp Press, LAMBDA LITERARY, Chronogram, Sojourner Truth Library, Colorado’s Boulder Weekly, and I Am from Driftwood LGBTQ archive.

Lester Mayers brings his brilliance to Minnesota as one of the Playwrights’ Center 2021-22 Many Voices Fellows. His plays include GAY GUERILLA, Swallow from Both Ends, Sisters” In A Fountain Filled With Blood, and Smokin’Smokin’ No Mo”; The Revelations. Mayers recently completed a musical-poetic-visual archive, Love Lesson’s with Lester, available at Somad.NYC. Mayers also received two New York State proclamations and the 2019 visionary award from the oldest Black Women organization in America; The National Advancement Of Colored Women’s Club Tri-County chapter.

  • Friday, July 29 at 7:00 PM
  • Saturday, July 30 at 7:00 PM
  • Sunday, July 31 at 7:00 PM

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