Jim Grimsley's Mr. Universe pumps up theatrical decadence 

Grimsley's play about gay culture remains provocative 25 years after its debut

In the mid-1980s, then-aspiring Atlanta playwright Jim Grimsley envisioned a pumped-up bodybuilder disrobing in the street, interrupting a conversation between a pair of drag queens. That imaginary collision of Mr. Muscles and Miss Thang ricocheted across decades of Atlanta theater as Grimsley's…

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