Scenes From My Love Life explores the lives of nine gay men searching for sex and love in San Francisco. Premiered at Theatre Rhinoceros in San Francisco on August 4th, 1994. Received critical acclaim and played to sold out houses for six months.
ISAAC, a sex addict, dating Chris
CHRIS, Isaacs' frustrated boyfriend
STEVE, Isaacs' best friend
RICHARD, Isaac and Steves' flighty friend
MIKE, a prissy sweater queen
BILL, a man obsessed with personal ads
LARRY, friend of Bill and Allens'
ALLEN, a doctor
GENE, a drag queen
Excerpts were performed in London with a series of one-acts.
BAY AREA REPORTER
"Plays out like an erotic dream...INVIGORATING, ENTERTAINING AND INSIGHTFUL...DEMANDS TO BE SEEN."
"PROVOCATIVE entertainment, alternately FUNNY and MOVING."
SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE
"Check your inhibitions at the door."
TEXAS TRIANGLE (HOUSTON)
"SEAMLESS, WITTY and IRREVERENT, and just this side of SCANDALOUS."
"A POIGNANT romp."
SAN FRANCISCO WEEKLY
"HILARIOUS…particularly when it aims at the vanity of single people in general, gay men in particular, and skewers it with GREAT DELIGHT."
SAN FRANCISCO BAY TIMES
"THOUGHTFUL, CLEVER, and POIGNANT. An AMAZING understanding of the vanities of courtship rituals. Scenes manages to create nine real men. It is FUNNY and TOUCHING. See it!"
"Larsen has a SHARP EYE for vanities, pretenses, and
self-delusions of gay men."