The timeless, classic Cubana Rican performance artist stand-up comic Marga Gomez leans into her fears and at large: the pitfalls of friendship and failed perseverance that bog down all of humanity.
Standing Up in January: Day 2 Dispatch (COIL, Squirts & La Mama with Pavel Zustiak, Patti Harrison & Marga Gomez)
La Mama dispatch for PS 122’s COIL Fest, Pavel Zustiak’s “Custodians of Beauty” and “Bastard (The Painted Bird: Part 1)” and Squirts intergenerational queer pairings with stand up sets from Patti Harrison and Marga Gomez. To start the year alternating between bent over from either despair or because I might laugh so hard that the tears trickle down my legs felt fitting to my polar emotional swings of late.
La MaMa’s Squirts celebrates its 5th anniversary with a series of intergenerational duets to “mend the queer generation gap, or at least bedazzle it.” Now more than ever… now more than never, we’re all going to have to protect legacies and build futures together.