Gay performance artist, Peterson Toscano tackles many topics in his one-person comedies–Gay Conversion Therapy, Homophobia, Sexism, Privilege, and an oddball approach to Climate Change. He is also a Bible scholar who has unearthed the stories of gender outlaws in the Bible. Using humor and heart, Peterson helps audiences relax, listen, and grow in their understanding of some of the most pressing issues of our time.
In a special performance Peterson will present excerpts from his plays including Doin’ ime in the Homo No Mo Halfway House, Queer 101–Now I Know my gAy,B,Cs, The Re-Education of George W. Bush–No President Left Behind, Transfigurations–Transgressing Gender in the Bible, Jesus Had Two Daddies, and his newest work, Does This Apocalypse Make Me Look Fat?
Doin’ Time with Peterson Toscano
Thursday the 3rd Sept 7:30 PM at All Souls’ Belfast
52 Elmwood Avenue Belfast, Co.Antrim BT9 6AZ
(with intermission break and a time for questions)
Get your Tickets HERE
A little about Peterson:
An American Quaker, Peterson Toscano has performed often in the UK at religious venues and universities including Greenbelt, the 2008 Lambeth Conference, Cambridge University, the European Forum for Lesbian and Gay Christians, Greenbelt, Ikon, and Oxford Friends Meeting. He has been featured in the Pink News, BBC radio, The Independent, The Guardian, and the Church Times.
He worked with Dr. Christian Jessen’s for the 2014 Channel 4 TV documentary, ‘Cure Me, I’m Gay.’ Peterson also appears in the documentary film he helped produce, This is What Love in Action Looks Like. He is also the host of the popular podcast, Climate Stew. Peterson lives in Amish Country of Central Pennsylvania, USA with his husband, the South African memoirist, Glen Retief.