597 posts categorized "THEATRE"

May 03 2015
Nice Asimov! BenDeLaCreme Shoots For The Stars Comments (0)

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Screen Shot 2015-05-03 at 4.37.07 PMI don't know where you think BeDeLaCreme falls in the ranking of all of RuPaul's greatest queens, but her spot would be infinitely, intergalactically higher if you ever catch her one-drag-queen show BenDeLaCreme's Cosmos.

Closing today at the Laurie Beechman (but back in the fall), the piece shows off DeLa's amazing sense of wordplay (which is light years beyond duh-obvious puns) via her stupid-smart character, who flits from space cadet to rocket scientist with the greatest of ease.

Screen Shot 2015-05-03 at 4.41.20 PMThe entire show spoofs science (how's that for subject matter?), all the while communicating the basic premise of quantum mechanics, cell theory, the Big Bang, evolution and more ... accurately!

If your theory is that BenDeLaCreme is one of her generation's most talented drag queens, it's highly provable—only your attendance is required.

Catch her any time you can. Uranus will thank you.

 
Apr 28 2015
The Year Of The Broadway Musical? Comments (0)

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An American in Paris, Fun Home and Something Rotten! received 34 Tony nominations between them, meaning Best Musical is going to be pretty cutthroat this year.

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Congrats to out actor Max von Essen for his nomination. He recently decried the need for Broadway actors to stay closeted; oddly, some of them still are.

 
Apr 27 2015
Jayne Meadows Dies @ 95 Comments (0)

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Jayne Meadows, the widow of Steve Allen, the sister of Audrey Meadows and an actress on the stage, in movies and especially on TV for many decades, has died at 95.

I found it touching, in her obit (at the link), that her sister's last word was, “Jayne.”

Updated: Last Star Standing post, of all the oldest stars still with us.

 
Christ Returns To NYC: RETURN TO GAY GARDENS Comments (0)

IMG_3439Thomas Dekker, Peaches Christ, Jinkx Monsoon, Mink Stole & Bob the Drag Queen

Barely made it to the second sold-out show of Return to Gray Gardens, the one-night-only presentation by Peaches Christ (fresh, arguably, from San Francisco) that spoofed the classique Grey Gardens (1975).

Christ came through with a stellar case, including Thomas Dekker (Heroes, All About Evil), Mink Stole of John Waters infamy and NYC's own Bob the Drag Queen, attempting Onassis realness. Two hunks were on hand to play the Maysles Brothers, who directed the original. (One was doing double-duty as choreographer, werk.)

IMG_3426Lots of pussy on that stage.

Jinkx Monsoon, as Little Edie from the film, was the obvious highlight, but you know that if you saw her Snatch Game appearance on RuPaul's Drag Race, which the bitch won in a walk.

The next time you get a chance to see Jinkx in NYC is in The Vaudevillians: Bringing Up Baby May 21—24, 2015, at the Laurie Beechman. The first one was BRILLIANT.

 
Apr 21 2015
Need To Know: Male Hooters + That King You Do + Masc-ing Tape + Rent Boy + X-Men4Men + MORE! Comments (0)

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*widget boy cultureThe male version of Hooters is here!

*widget boy cultureMadonna denies texting at Hamilton. (Why now? Just keeps it going.)

*widget boy cultureDo Cucumber and Banana get better?

*widget boy cultureEmma Stone as Billie Jean King?

*widget boy cultureFull House reunion.

*widget boy cultureKylie Jenner is blowing up...and so are her fans' lips.

*widget boy cultureThe gay community's obsession with MASC.

*widget boy cultureWhy Armani is a hypocritical douche.

*widget boy cultureKanye West rejects Illuminati tag, supports Madonna.

*widget boy culturePulitzer Prize winner quit reporting so he could pay rent.

*widget boy cultureIf you like hot guys, you'll love this. (Work Unfriendly)

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*widget boy cultureTidal is all washed up.

*widget boy cultureAmerica's Got Talent contestant comes out as poz.

*widget boy cultureWhite cop who quit when black mayor was elected speaks out.

*widget boy cultureAbused trans inmate denied transfer.

*widget boy cultureDisgusting anti-gay day at school.

*widget boy cultureGay X-man!

*widget boy cultureMichele Bachmann is still alive, warns of Rapture.

*widget boy cultureDesign on a Dime is here.

*widget boy cultureChip Deffaa's Mad About the Boy spoofs gay musicals.

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Apr 20 2015
Need To Know: Alexander Is Great + Dead To Me + Hillary's Left + GAME OF Bones + MORE! Comments (0)

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*widget boy cultureAlexander Ludwig is an Insta-bitionist.

*widget boy culture“Just Got Paid” singer Johnny Kemp dies mysteriously @ 55.

*widget boy cultureJonathan Crombie of Anne of Green Gables (1985) dies @ 48.

*widget boy cultureGood Times actor dies @ 64.

*widget boy cultureHillary runs to the left to avoid being primaried from there.

*widget boy cultureMeredith Vieira slays at NLGJA.

*widget boy cultureMO town elects black female mayor, white cops quit?

*widget boy cultureMadonna, texting during Hamilton, gets passive-aggressively spanked.

*widget boy cultureNaked Game of Thrones actor.

*widget boy cultureMarco Rubio is anti-gay, but believes gays were born that way. Huh?

*widget boy cultureFacebook group to avenge death of cat killed by vet with bow and arrow.

*widget boy cultureJared Allman is all kinds of naked.

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Apr 17 2015
Judy, Judy, Judy: Seth Sikes @ 54 Below Comments (0)

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I had a gay old time at the Seth Sikes performance at 54 Below last night. Judy Garland died 15 years before he was born, but his organic appreciation for her material and style shone through. He sang just about every famous Judy song (except That One) and never missed a note. His stage patter was fun, too—self-deprecating and giddy; his excitement at the opportunity was infectious.

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Apr 06 2015
Denouement: Cabaret Legend Julie Wilson Dies @ 90 Comments (0)

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Indefatigable cabaret star Julie Wilson, a fixture on the scene for decades who enjoyed a vibrant life until two recent strokes, has passed away at 90.

Here she is, performing at 88...

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