A Second Coming--Australia's Briefs Factory Confronts NYC with Queer Circus, Drag & Burlesque - CircusTalk

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A Second Coming–Australia’s Briefs Factory Confronts NYC with Queer Circus, Drag & Burlesque

Makeup and mustaches, feathers and leather, bananas and balloons, these opposites are toyed with in just the right proportion to break down your resistance, to make you laugh, shout with shock and joy, and shake your head at the ridiculousness of it all, but slowly they chip away at your notion of what is and what ought to be and why…
“Birdbath” photo courtesy of Kate Pardey The show title is The Second Coming, but for Briefs (part of the Briefs Factory collective) it was their first coming to America, performing for two nights only at NYU’s Skirball stage during the week of APAP. According to the artistic director,...
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Kim Campbell

Kim Campbell has written about circus for CircusTalk.News, Spectacle magazine, Circus Now, Circus Promoters and was a resident for Circus Stories, Le Cirque Vu Par with En Piste in 2015 at the Montreal Completement Cirque Festival. They are the former editor of CircusTalk.News, American Circus Educators magazine, as well as a staff writer for the web publication Third Coast Review, where they write about circus, theatre, arts and culture. Kim is a member of the American Theater Critics Association.