Even in the most conservative areas, theater provides a home for the misfits, the oddballs, the outcasts and the rebels. In his new documentary, Skanks
, David McMahon follows a group of performers as they prepare to perform Billy Ray Brewton's raunchy drag musical Skanks in a One Horse Town
, in Birmingham, Alabama. Skanks
plays tonight at the DocuWest International Film Festival
; to learn more about the production, we spoke with David McMahon.
See also: iKE ALLEN on Tonight's Premiere of Reverend Yolanda's Old-Time Gospel Hour: The Movie