Mr. Costanzo, who frequently performs with the multihyphenate performance artist Justin Vivian Bond, agrees that he is fortunate to have come of age in an era when the binary conception of gender has loosened.
Kiki and Herb, the twisted song-and-booze cabaret act from Justin Vivian Bond and Kenny Mellman, lives again in a new engagement.
Justin Vivian Bond found downtown fame as Kiki DuRane, decrepit drag chanteuse and comedic prophet of gay rage born out of the AIDS era. Then he killed Kiki to try to become the woman (and man) he always wanted to be.
Justin Bond performs his life and ours.
By Hilton Als