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“Becoming Austin Nation – From Crack to PhD; A Drag Queen’s Story”

April 24 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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“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):

Becoming Austin Nation at Long Beach Playhouse 2024

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Friday, January 12th, 8pm (OPENING NIGHT)
Saturday, January 13th 8pm
Sunday, January 14th, 2pm matinee


April 24
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Long Beach Playhouse
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Long Beach Playhouse
5021 E. Anaheim Street
Long Beach, 90804 United States
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(562) 494-1014
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