In his new work for the stage, the musician explores the power of Black queer love.
by Jas Keimig
Since the release of his critically acclaimed 2021 album, Deacon, multi-hyphenate electronic musician serpentwithfeet has been hard at work.
He’s been in the studio, writing and recording an entirely new album, Grip, which he just announced will drop in February. And he’s also been onstage, creating a theatrical production called Heart of Brick with a cohort of talented artists. The musical follows a fictionalized serpentwithfeet as he mentally hypes himself up to hit the club, fearing a run-in with his ex-lover. Instead, serpent meets Brick, the enigmatic club owner, and the two instantly fall in love. Through dance, text, and old and new songs off his upcoming record, serpentwithfeet’s Heart of Brick tells the story of two gay Black men falling in love and the solace they find within the Black queer community.Continue reading serpentwithfeet Comes to Seattle With His Musical, ‘Heart of Brick’