Sep 16, 2019
Casa Valentina
Posted by Harvey Fierstein

Nestled in the Catskills 1962 s land of dirty dancing and Borscht Belt comedy an inconspicuous bungalow colony catered to a very special clientele heterosexual men who delighted in dressing and acting as women These white collar professionals would discreetly escape their families to spend their weekends safely inhabiting their chosen female alter egos But given the oppNestled in the Catskills 1962 s land of dirty dancing and Borscht Belt comedy an inconspicuous bungalow colony catered to a very special clientele heterosexual men who delighted in dressing and acting as women These white collar professionals would discreetly escape their families to spend their weekends safely inhabiting their chosen female alter egos But given the opportunity to share their secret lives with the world, the members of this sorority had to decide whether the freedom gained by openness was worth the risk of personal ruin Based on real events and infused with Fierstein s trademark wit, this moving, insightful, and delightfully entertaining work offers a glimpse into the lives of a group of self made women as they search for acceptance and happiness in their very own Garden of Eden.

  • Title: Casa Valentina
  • Author: Harvey Fierstein
  • ISBN: 9780822232469
  • Page: 366
  • Format: Paperback
  • Casa Valentina Nestled in the Catskills s land of dirty dancing and Borscht Belt comedy an inconspicuous bungalow colony catered to a very special clientele heterosexual men who delighted in dressing and acting

    smcdonaldpoet

    I don't get to visit NYC very often. Now that the Canadian dollar has fallen (and can't seem to get up) it's less likely I'll get there anytime soon.Anyway, the last time I was in NYC I went to see 'Casa Valentina' during it's (unfortunately) brief run. It was truly like stepping into a vanity mirror and right into the world of heterosexually (inclined, at any rate) crossdressers in 1962. An unforgettable night in the theatre.So, when the play was finally released I ordered a copy and it brought [...]


    Doug

    Fierstein's Tony-nominated tour de force, set in the early 60's, is based on the true story of a Catskill resort that catered exclusively to heterosexual crossdressers. Full of Fierstein's customary wit and belly laughs, it is also an intriguing investigation into a subculture most people have no idea even exists. Mainly though, it is an old-fashioned 'well-made' play, something that is a rarity in today's theatre.


    Joseph

    Well written and researched, this is a wonderful story.



    • Best Download [Harvey Fierstein] ☆ Casa Valentina || [Humor and Comedy Book] PDF ☆
      366 Harvey Fierstein
    • thumbnail Title: Best Download [Harvey Fierstein] ☆ Casa Valentina || [Humor and Comedy Book] PDF ☆
      Posted by:Harvey Fierstein
      Published :2019-04-12T03:55:59+00:00