The House of Impossible Beauties

Joseph Cassara

The House of Impossible Beauties
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The House of Impossible Beauties

Joseph Cassara

Inspired by the real House of Xtravaganza in the seminal documentary ‘Paris is Burning’, and set in New York City from the late 70s-early 90s against the backdrop of the impending AIDS crisis, The House of Impossible Beauties follows a cast of gay and transgender club kids navigating the Harlem ball scene and the Christopher Street Piers as they flee their traumatic pasts and band together to form the city’s first all-Latino House.

Told in a voice that brims with wit, rage, tenderness and fierce yearning, The House of Impossible Beauties is a tragic story of love, family and the resilience of the human spirit.

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