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What we’ve learned from … Tony Kushner

In our weekly online digital drama club with older LGBTQ + people, we have been using work by queer dramatists to help us all boost our life-writing and performance skills.  Prior’s speech to Louis about the ship’s captain he’s discovered way back in his family tree from Millennium Approaches (Act I Scene 8) is a supreme piece of story-telling by Tony Kushner (left). Here are nine things we learned by working on it together.  1 Like many good stories (indeed, many good dramas), Prior’s tale is told in three short ‘acts’. 2 Every story needs some exposition. In this case it’s one

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