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Faggot!: Steel Kiss & Gulag
In Faggot Steel Kiss & Gulag, Robin Fulford's highly acclaimed duet about the death of a gay man in a major North American city, and the murderers who committed the crime, appear together for the first time in this newly revised edition.Steel Kiss gives us the night of the murder, its victim, and the young perpetrators; Gulag takes us into the post-prison lives of thes ...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published November 28th 1999 by Blizzard Publishing
(first published 1999)
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Robin Fulford's interlocking one-acts about four teens involved in a gay-bashing incident still packs a punch, even if the lower-income teen diction feels almost quaint in its datedness. The theatrical conceit, with the four actors who play the teens playing all the other roles in the first play, "Steel Kiss," and one woman playing all the women the boys encounter after getting out of prison in "Gulag," underlies the theme of shared humanity betrayed by the young men's violence. This remains a p ...more
Robin Fulford is a playwright, teacher, and the artistic director of Platform 9 Theatre in Toronto. His plays have been produced in Canada, the United States, and England. Poetic and intense, they provoke audiences to explore social issues.