MargOH! Channing in â€œMargOH! Channing is Tipsy -11/18/2011
MargOH! Channing returns for an encore performance of her highly acclaimed drunkglama show aptly titled â€œMargOH! Channing is Tipsyâ€ at The Duplex Cabaret, November 18 , 9:30PM, 61 Christopher Street on the corner of 7th Ave south in Greenwich village.
MargOH! will be fusing her raucous onstage persona and famously bombastic voice with The Jarad Astin Trio and backed by the vocal styling’s of the MargOH!-tini’s. Ms. Channing will perform original songs including â€˜Doing it Doggieâ€, â€œ I Love my Men Gayâ€ and â€œI’m not a Drunk ,I Just Love to Drinkâ€ and sloshy standards made famous by Amy Winehouse, Tina Turner, Bette Midler and Spice Girls to name a few. As part of the celebration she will be joined by her long time ‘gayiance MAN-ee Champagne and some surprise guests to be announced as she reminisces about her family, gay lovers and the ups and downs of her career. The show will be directed by Thom Fogarty
Her hilarious stage shows have become something of an event on the downtown scene and are always must-sees for her ardent fans which have included several performances by her dear friend Nellie McKay. After speaking by phone with Ms. Channing she says herself; “I’m so grateful to be returning to the Duplex in November and thankful to my fans for drinking right along with meâ€¦the more they drink the more I doâ€¦My shows are a win, win for everyone! I’ve been overwhelmed by the love, support and kind words for Tipsy by friends and fansâ€. Burlesque star World Famous *BoB* called the show â€œGay-mazingâ€ , Photographer, writer and nightlife queen Gerry Visco said â€œMargOH! really knows how to give it her allâ€, Mike Diamond of Logo said â€œMargOH! is one hell of a broad and true starâ€, Next Magazine said â€œMargOH! is one part voice, three parts panache and fours parts boozy which made for an hysterical eveningâ€. Come see what all the buzz is about!
MargOH! Channing is the most decorated extra in the history of motion pictures and television having appeared in over 1,800 films including The Planet of the Apes, Steel Magnolia’s and the recent Sex and the City sequel. Meryl Streep once told her that â€œYour ability to do nothing in the background is amazingâ€ and Sally field once mentioned that â€œMargOH!’s fake banter oozes realismâ€. MargOH! also created and hosted a highly successful variety show â€œThe MargOH! Channing Showâ€ that appeared on MNN from 2003-2006 and included such guests as Michael Musto, Penny Arcade, Ken Kleiber and Nellie McKay. MargOH! made her cabaret debut in 2006 with â€œThe MargOH! Channing Variety Hourâ€ at the Duplex Cabaret and additional performances at The D-Lounge at the Darryl Roth Theater. In 2007 she debuted her show â€œWhat makes a legend drink most?â€ for a 3 week engagement at the Laurie Beechman Theater, followed up by a command performance titled â€œMargOH! RAWâ€. These shows were followed by a series of burlesque events featuring the sultry sounds of The Dirty Boogaloo titled â€œMamma MargOH!’s All Soul Burlesque Revueâ€ performed at the legendary spots Lucky Cheng’s and Don Hills. In 2010 MargOH! performed two sold out shows of “What makes a legend drink more?” and made her London debut at the Phoenix Artists Club. Ms. Channing recently became a contributing writer for the nightlife magazine â€œFierthâ€. If that weren’t enough MargOH! can be heard weekly on the GLBT political talk show â€œJoust It Outâ€ on the MSC Radio Network .
â€œMargOH! Channing is Tipsyâ€ takes place on November 18 at The Duplex Cabaret, 61 Christopher Street on the corner of 7th Ave south in Greenwich Village Show 9:30PM. Cover is $15 plus 2 drink minimum. Reservations required (212) 255-5438 Website