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James Lecesne

JAMES LECESNE has been telling stories for over 25 years. He has created several solo shows, including Word of Mouth, which won the New York Drama Desk Award & New York Outer Critics Circle Award). His short film, Trevor, received an Academy Award for Best Live Action Short in 1994 and went on to inspire The Trevor Project, the only nationwide 24-hour suicide prevention and crisis intervention Lifeline for L.G.B.T. and Questioning youth. James has also written for T.V. He is the author of several novels for young adults, and he was most recently seen as an actor in Gore Vidal’s The Best Man on Broadway.

In Dialogue

Anger and Forgiveness in Martin Moran’s All the Rage

I first met Martin Moran back in the 20th century when we were both just beginning our work as solo performers, experimenting with words and stories in the small theaters located in downtown Manhattan. Marty has always told deeply personal stories about sexuality, spirituality, and the mystery of the human experience.


The Brooklyn Rail

SEPT 2023

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