Fly in the Ointment: Help lubricate Homo File

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

  What a wonderful run !!! It’s been a week since we closed Homo File and the excitement continues. We sold out 8 of 9 shows in our run and we are starting to make plans to take the show to other cities.                         […]

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BROTHERS- Impressions on Homo File

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

BROTHERS By Martin Schwartz These are impressions by playwright/theater director Martin Schwartz about the Work in Progress showing we presented a month before the show opened. A hot Sunday a few weeks ago, March 30. I walk the block and a half from where I live to CounterPULSE for a work-in-progress showing of Homo File. […]

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Kindred Mirror- Surprising Spirit–On Sam Steward and Homo File

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

When I saw my college art instructor Seth Eisen at the Homo File Salon, his greeting was warm and sincere in his thanks for my support. Nevertheless his genuine warmth couldn’t hide some genuine curiosity as to my presence. He asked me to come up with a few words as to what Sam Steward’s significance […]

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Queer Tattoo History and my visit to Modern Electric

Friday, April 4th, 2014

Sam Steward’s fascinating life as a shapeshifter linked many disparate worlds: literature, sexual research, academia and tattoo art.  For this iteration of Homo File I’ve taken a dive into researching Steward’s life as a tattoo artist. In this world he went by the name Phil Sparrow. I recently read his fascinating and really well written […]

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Homo File’s First 2014 Work-in-Progress

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

Here is a photo from our March 30th work-in-progress showing of the new and updated Homo File which will premiere May 30th at CounterPULSE for the National Queer Arts Festival. The show chronicles the fascinating life of queer shapeshifter and iconoclast Sam Steward. In the late 1930s Steward met the painter Sir Francis Rose (played […]

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