Drago: I had been working out the idea about a play about virgin sacrifice to a volcano and what happens in a small town when everything goes haywire. I had some scenes and an outline and presented it to Weird Sisters. They liked it, so we started developing it together.
The play follows three best friends, se-
It just came to me. There are all these horny high school movies, such as “Porky’s” and “Losin’ It,” and the interesting thing to me is that these are sex comedies about trying to get laid from a male perspective. I wanted to set up some circumstances in which we see female characters pursuing this.
I knew I wanted to make this a strong feminist statement about not only owning your sexuality but women supporting women and nonjudgment among peers and friends. Weird Sisters is all about femaledriven projects.
Georgia Voice: Johnny, how did “Hot Pink” come up?
Why do you think young men can get laid with no repercussions and women can’t?
‘Hot Pink, or Ready to Blow’
August 20–30 Weird Sisters Theatre Project Alliance Theatre’s 3rd Floor Black Box 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA www.brownpapertickets.com
August 7, 2015