“Saturday night was the opening night of a new play in Los Angeles – Roger Q. Mason’s Lavender Men – produced by Playwrights’ Arena and Skylight Theatre Company at the Skylight in the Los Feliz District of Los Angeles. Lavender Men is a historical fantasia which follows Taffeta (Roger Q. Mason), a self-proclaimed “fabulous queer creation of color,” who invades the private world of Abraham Lincoln to confront issues of visibility, race and LGBTQ+ inclusion that still challenge us today. This genre-pushing play courageously re-imagines one of America’s most beloved historical icons, President Abraham Lincoln, through a queer person of color’s storytelling lens. was developed as part of Skylight’s SkyLab, a playwrights-in-residence program…”

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