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CULTUREMART 2019: A Voluptuary Life James Scruggs

About the show

“Men who love men have always been.”
A Voluptuary Life presents one man musing his many black, same gender loving lives across time. Giving a heightened, explicit, literary voice to sexual exploits, he intimately reveals the way he sought, sustained, hid or jubilated love through the filter of the moment.
Juxtaposed against time, homosexuality was unheard of, abnormal, a disease, illegal, tolerated, normal, or celebrated. One man, one personality, one extraordinarily diverse libido flickers through the years, always finding ways and means to achieve his exacting ‘sperm of the moment’ escapade. Fashioning himself as a time traveling cultural anthropologist and hunter of sexual conquests; he instead discovers something more.


Written and performed by James Scruggs
Directed by Mark Rayment
Projection Design by Jason Batchellor
Set/Prop Design by Michael O’Reilly
Stage Managed by Andie Lerner

Image credit: Michael O’Reilly



Mar 22-23

Fri-Sat @ 7pm

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Approx Run Time: 40 min

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