LIVE in NYC This week: Jackie Beat, BenDeLaCreme, Joan Rivers, Courtney Act & more!

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Kick off the summer right with a major dose of comedy. This roster is hot with performances by most of your favorite RuPaul’s Drag Race Stars and Legends like Joan Rive, Jackie Beat and Dina Martina. Get into these upcoming shows.  


BENDELACREME: TERMINALLY DELIGHTFUL
May 22 – 25: — 4 MORE PERFORMANCES ADDED!
Laurie Beechman Theatre, 407 West 42nd Street.
RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 6 Miss Congeniality winner comes to NYC to win your heart and funny bone. Join us for TERMINALLY DELIGHTFUL, an intimate evening of story, song and BenDeLaCreme’s signature high camp hijinks as she peels away the outer layers of artifice to reveal the artifice within. Added shows May 22 at 7pm & May 23 – 25 at midnight — ALL OTHER PERFORMANCES ARE SOLD OUT. Tix are $22 (+ $15 food/drink minimum — full dinner menu & bar available), available at 212-352-3101 or click HERE.


THANK YOU FOR BEING A FRIEND
Friday, May 23:
Laurie Beechman Theatre, 407 West 42nd Street.
In this hit unauthorized musical parody, four women over 60 are spending their golden years together in a wicker-filled bungalow in Miami. But when gay pop superstar Ricky Martin moves next door, his loud parties keep the quartet of cheesecake-loving retirees awake. The solution pits the gays against the girls at the annual Shady Oaks Retirement Home Talent Show. FINAL 2 SHOWS — Fridays, May 23 at 10pm &May 30 at 7pm. Tix are $20 (+ $15 food/drink minimum — full dinner menu & bar available) at 212-352-3101 or click HERE.


JACKIE BEAT: IF YOU SEE SOMETHING, SAY SOMETHING!
May 24 & 25:
Laurie Beechman Theatre, 407 West 42nd Street.
Terrifyingly talented drag star JACKIE BEAT (Hello Ross on E!) returns to the #1 terrorist target in the nation to detonate an explosive evening of song parodies. She is hard at work on new material, aiming a barrage of f-bombs squarely at iconic pop tunes and other musical crimes against humanity. It will be a blast! 4 performances ONLY — May 24 & 25 at 7:30pm & 10pm. Tix are $22 (+ $15 food/drink minimum — full dinner menu & bar available), available at 212-352-3101 or click HERE.


MAJOR SCALES’ MINOR BREAKDOWN
May 27 & 28:
Laurie Beechman Theatre, 407 West 42nd Street.
The co-writer and co-creator of The Vaudevillians with Jinkx Monsoon returns to New York to premiere his latest creation, an evening of the prolific composer’s original songs for his original Broadway shows that have yet to be written. The always-debonair Major Scales will be there to lead you through his ditties, divorced from plot, with a half-smile and half-full Manhattan. Be one of the first to hear these never-before-staged songs in search of a musical! 2 performances only. 7pm. Tickets are $20 (+ $15 food/drink minimum). For tickets, call 212-352-3101or click HERE.


COURTNEY ACT: BOYS LIKE ME
May 27 & 28:
Laurie Beechman Theatre, 407 West 42nd Street.
This jaw-droppingly talented drag sensation has opened for Lady Gaga (and appeared in her Applause lyric video), starred in Rent and sung a duet with Idina Menzel. Now Australian Idol finalist and RuPaul’s Drag Race favorite Courtney Act returns to NYC. This tune-filled, hysterical, and slightly raunchy performance showcases Courtney’s sharp observations of living life in drag — and her amazing voice. Come find out what happens when boys like her. 9:30pm. Tickets are $22 (+ $15 food/drink minimum). For tickets, call 212-352-3101 or clickHERE.


DISTORTED DIZNEE
Friday, May 30:
Laurie Beechman Theatre, 407 West 42nd Street.
The long-running cult hit continues! Come be Part of Our World as a troupe of fabulous drag queens (including Brenda DharlingHolly Dae, Bootsie LeFaris & Pixie Aventura) present their twisted, very adult journey to the Magical Kingdom. This 70-minute extravaganza features high-energy dance numbers, comedy, dazzling costumes and lip-syncing “ladies” — with a bit of Tina Turner, Lindsay Lohan, Cher, Celine Dion, Idina Menzel & Beyonce in the mix too! Select Fridays at 10pm. Tix are $20 (+ $15 food/drink minimum — full dinner menu & bar available) at 212-352-3101 or click HERE.


JOAN RIVERS LIVE!
Tuesday, June 3:
Laurie Beechman Theatre, 407 West 42nd Street.
Legendary comedian JOAN RIVERS presents an evening of her newest and most outrageous riffs on Hollywood, pop culture, celebrities, reality TV and Oscar red carpet fashion. Tickets are $45  (plus $15 food/drink minimum) with net proceeds going to Rivers’ favorite charities: God’s Love We Deliver and Guide Dogs for the Blind. 8pm. Tickets: 212-352-3101 or click HERE.


ALASKA: STEVIE FOREVER
June 6 & 8:
Laurie Beechman Theatre, 407 West 42nd Street.
RuPaul’s Drag Race favorite and cosmic starlet of stage and screen ALASKA invites you to join her as she channels the grand high priestess of rock herself- STEVIE NICKS. Alaska will be joined by her stalwart companion and pianist Handsome Jeremy who becomes Stevie’s on-again-off-again love and lifetime musical partner Lindsay Buckingham.  Together they retell and relive Stevie’s history as a rock goddess and all-around badass witch. June 6 at 10:15pm and June 8 at 7pm — all other performances are SOLD OUT. Tix are $22 (+ $15 food/drink minimum — full dinner menu & bar available) at 212-352-3101 or click HERE.  VIP Tickets for $40, which include preferred seating & a post-show meet-and-greet are also available on June 6.


GERTRUDE STEIN SAINTS!
June 12 – 28:
Abrons Arts Center, 466 Grand at Pitt Street
The award winning pop opera returns — just in time for Gay Pride month. One of Gertrude Stein‘s artistic projects was to write the sound of American language. A group of smart, sexy and uber-talented young performers take Stein’s infamous ‘saints’ librettos and have re-scored them with American genres of music from rap to pop to bluegrass. Time Out gave the original FringeNYC production 5 out of 5 stars and called it “heavenly.” We couldn’t agree more. Thursday – Sunday at 8pm. Tickets are a bargain at $20 and can be purchased at 212-351-3101or www.abronsartscenter.org.


CONFESSIONS OF A PRAIRIE B.I.T.C.H – NELLIE OLESON LIVE
June 13 & 14:
Laurie Beechman Theatre, 407 West 42nd Street
Best known as acid-tongued meanie Nellie Oleson from Little House on the Prairie, Alison Arngrim presents an uproarious evening of storytelling, stand-up, and multi media about life as everyone’s favorite toxic pre-teen brat. This internationally acclaimed hit comedy makes its annual stop in NYC. 7:30pm. Tix are $22 at 212-352-3101 or click HERE.


DISTORTED PRIDE
Fridays, June 13 & 27:
Laurie Beechman Theatre, 407 West 42nd Street.
Drag stars Brenda DharlingHolly Dae, Bootsie LeFaris & Pixie Aventura invited you to celebrate Gay Pride — the Distorted way! This special “Best of” evening includes favorites from their cult hits Distorted HollywoodDistorted Broadway and Distorted Diznee — as well as a generous helping of special Gay Pride material that is sure to leave you hanging your head in shame. Fridays June 13 & 27 at 10pm. Tix are $20 (+ $15 food/drink minimum — full dinner menu & bar available) at 212-352-3101 or click HERE

THE VAUDEVILLIANS starring JINKX MONSOON
June 15 – 22:
Laurie Beechman Theatre, 407 West 42nd Street.
Jinkx Monsoon & Major Scales are back for 1 week only with their hit musical comedy! While touring Antarctica in the 1920’s, THE VAUDEVILLIANS were frozen alive in an avalanche. Thanks to global warming, they recently thawed out. Now they are back to reclaim the music stolen from them — including “Girls Just Want to Have Fun” (originally about the woman’s Suffragette movement), and “Drop it Like it’s Hot” (about the invention of the electric iron)! Tix are $25 (+ $15 food/drink minimum) at 212-352-3101 or click HEREVIP Tickets for $50, which include preferred seating, a post-show meet-and-greet, and a photo op with Jinkx, are also available.


THE BEST OF DINA MARTINA
June 23 & 24:
Laurie Beechman Theatre, 407 West 42nd Street.
Cult sensation DINA MARTINA returns to New York on June with THE BEST OF DINA MARTINA, a nearly indescribable night of unique entertainment that assaults the senses like no other show. Just in time for
Gay Pride, Dina offers a delightful blend of her best unequaled songs, unnecessary dances, unattractive costumes, and unbelievable videos. June 23 & 24 at 7:30pm & 9:30pm. Tix are $22 (+ $15 food/drink minimum — full dinner menu & bar available) at 212-352-3101 or click HERE.

For all this and more visit www.SpinCycleNYC.com.
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