Thursday, January 26, 2017

For Nora Burns, 'David's Friend' Is a Moniker She Will Cherish Forever

(Marcus Alonso)

Nora Burns's autobiographical one-woman show, "David's Friend," kicks off its run at The Club at La Mama tomorrow night at 10 p.m.. My boyfriend, Damian, recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Nora to interview her for The Daily Beast about the friendship that inspired the work. Although I may not be impartial, it's an incredibly moving piece that beautifully chronicles the duo's salad days as New York City transplants in the late '70s and '80s that ended all too soon when her closest friend and partner in crime died of AIDS back in 1993. Read HERE

East Village days

Buy tickets HERE.

(Scott Ewalt)

David was sketched by Tom of Finland back in the day, an image of which is now included in a mural at the Cock on 2nd Avenue.

Lady Bunny remembers David ...

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