Verses from Jordan tells the story of Jordan, a young, inexperienced composition professor. Jordan is intelligent, curious, private, passionate, disconnected, determined, and lost. In a word, Jordan is human. Jordan is also a “bug chaser” – he is actively pursuing the HIV infection. This play follows Jordan on his journey, beginning with his desire to receive this “gift” and culminating with his acceptance of the life he has chosen for himself. Assisting Jordan on this journey are some surprising characters including two historical poets.
We are, by now, all aware of HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus), a virus that weakens the ...Read More