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WCQ588 Steven Strafford of Methtacular!

Host: Amy Matheny

Amy is coming to you live from Provincetown. She is excited to see this new About Face Theatre show, Methtacular!

Guest: Steven Strafford joins Amy on this Queercast. Steven shares his journey to Chicago, the gay Chicago Meth scene, his first high that lead to a three year addiction and how his one man Methtacular! show was born. Methtacular is playing at Theater Wit until September 28th. For tickets visit www.theaterwit.org

Music Featured on This Queercast: George Ezra - "Budapest" and Melissa Etheridge - "Shout Now"

Photo Credit:Steven Stafford PR Photo




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