Drag and immigrant experience collide onstage

dailytrojan.com – By Louis Lucero II – Daily Trojan

Practicing poverty law in East Los Angeles and doing the rounds in the city’s spoken word scene might not seem like steps on the usual path toward becoming playwright. But then again, Evangeline Ordaz is not often accused of writing usual plays.

Case in point, her latest work, Bordering on Love, charts the platonic love affair that develops between a drag queen and his female stylist, an undocumented immigrant upon whom he becomes fiercely dependent to remain competitive in the drag pageant circuit.