The third annual “Briefs” festival featuring short LGBT plays will be held downtown next weekend at La Perla. This year the plays were selected from over 100 submissions, said Joan Lipkin, artistic director of That Uppity Theatre Company, which puts on the festival in partnership with TheVital Voice.
Joan Lipkin has been creating theatre with the disability community since 1996 when she co-founded the DisAbility Project. An outgrowth of That Uppity Theatre Company of which Lipkin is artistic director, the DisAbility Project brings together amateur and professional performers of all abilities to create theatre based on lived experience.
For the second time, That Uppity Theatre Company and The Vital VOICE join forces to present a festival featuring 7 short LGBT plays. Each play lasts just 10 minutes, so audience members can see all 7 works in just 90 minutes.