Roger Q. Mason '08, HIDE & HIDE with exclusive talkback following the performance.

An exclusive talkback with Roger Q. Mason '08 (playwright, Lavender Men) following a one-night only reading of their play Hide & Hide directed by Jessica Hanna at L.A. Dance Project as part of the Live Arts Exchange [LAX] Festival, Vol. 10.

Set in seedy 1980 Los Angeles, two immigrants (Billy, a rent boy fleeing the Texas police, and Constanza, an immigrant from the Philippines who stayed past her visa), enter a sham marriage in search of freedom and a better life.

Roger Q. Mason '08 will be in conversation with William Keiser '19, screenwriter, podcaster, and former dancer.

Date: Friday, October 20, 2023
Time: 8:00 pm PT
Location: L.A. Dance Project, 2245 E Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90021

  • General Admission: $25
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Additional information about the performance: Broadway World Article on HIDE AND HIDE

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About Roger Q. Mason '08

Roger Q. Mason (Playwright – they/them) is a writer and performer who uses the lens of history to disrupt the biases that divide rather than unite us. Their playwriting has been seen on Broadway (Circle in the Square Reading Series); Off and Off-Off-Broadway; and regionally. Mason’s World Premiere of Lavender Men was lauded by the Los Angeles Times as “evoking the mingled visions of Suzan-Lori Parks, Jeremy O. Harris and Michael R. Jackson.” As a filmmaker, Mason has been recognized by the British Film Institute, Lonely Wolf International Film Festival, SCAD Film Festival, AT&T Film Award and Atlanta International Film Festival. Their films have screened in the US, UK, Poland, Brazil, and Asia. Mason holds degrees from Princeton University, Middlebury College, and Northwestern University. They are a member of the Dramatists Guild of America and Ma-Yi’s Writing Lab, as well as an alum of Page 73’s Interstate 73 Writers Group and Primary Stages Writing Cohort. Mason has co-hosted the podcast Sister Roger’s Gayborhood and hosted This Way Out Radio’s Queerly Yours: Portraits in Courage. They are a lead mentor of The Marsha P. Johnson Institute’s Starship Fellowship, the New Visions Fellowship and the Shay Foundation Fellowship. Instagram: @rogerq.mason