“Becoming Austin Nation – From Crack to PhD; A Drag Queen’s Story”
January 12, 2024 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
“Becoming Austin Nation – From Crack to PhD; A Drag Queen’s Story” opening at the Long Beach Playhouse – Studio Collaborative on January 12-14.
Becoming Austin Nation
Austin Nation will share his entertaining and humorous autobiographical piece, “From Crack to PhD: A Drag Queen’s Story.” Diagnosed with HIV/AIDS at the age of 26 this is the story of a person facing his own mortality until the release of the life extending drug AZT. At 40, Austin beat back his demons and is living his best life as a drag performer and a professor of nursing at Cal State Fullerton and Nursing Supervisor at USC Keck Medical Center. It’s a story you do not want to miss.
Promo Video (from Hollywood Fringe Festival):
Friday, January 12th, 8pm (OPENING NIGHT)
Saturday, January 13th 8pm
Sunday, January 14th, 2pm matinee