Transfigurations: Transgressing Gender in the Bible. Toscano uses a combination of third-person teaching and first-person enacted drama to help us engage with Scripture in a new and unexpected way. He makes us see fruitful connections between the ancient text and the present-day experience of people who do not conform to the traditional gender binary.
At the event, he mentioned that his latest performance piece would focus on climate change. I just heard about a presentation of this piece (free and open to all) at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA, on Friday March 13th. Details may be found here. I don't know whether I will be able to attend, but I think that it should be an excellent and thought-provoking evening.
Photo credit: Peterson Toscano via Wikimedia Commons. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peterson_Toscano
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