Need To Know: Marc Wolf
By Noah Michelson
Marc Wolf's OBIE-award winning one-man show, Another American: Asking and Telling, which first debuted in 1999 and has been revived for a run this summer at the Daryl Roth DR2 Theater in New York City, takes an unflinching look at gays and the military. Wolf, who wrote the piece after traveling across the country and logging nearly 400 hours of interviews, plays 18 different characters, all based on real people, some in favor of letting gays enlist and others against it.
Wolf dropped by the Out studio to chat about why he decided to restage the play ten years after its first run, why he included a controversial scene involving soldiers having sex in the showers, and how Another American aims to tell the story of everyday citizens on both sides of the debate who genuinely want what they think is best for our military, and ultimately, our country:
Another American: Asking and Telling plays every Monday in August at 8:00pm at DR2 Theatre, 103 E. 15th Street, NYC. For tickets go to the box office, call 212-239-6200 or visit www.telecharge.com
-- NOAH MICHELSON
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