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I’ve barely stepped foot into December, and already, I’m over the Yuletide sensory overload. Mariah Carey’s holiday song caterwauling. Sickeningly sparkly Christmas decor. Last year’s gifts re-gifted. Egg nog cocktails and seasonal lattes guzzled by the gallon. Christmas tree vendors hogging up the sidewalks with their pines. I know the shopping and tourism helps the economy, but bah, humbug already! Give me my cha-cha heels! !
Last Saturday evening, I eagerly awaited for some dirt on RuPaul’s Drag Race, courtesy of Mimi Imfurst in her one-night only show ‘I Would Hate Me Too.’
Clues to the impending dark sided Disney takeover of the Star Wars empire.
Fierth sits down at the bar with the perfectly pickeled Margoh! Channing, who returns to the stage this week in her newly Updated show Tipsy! Margoh has quite the life story and she wants to tell you all about her exploits at least the ones she can remember.
On June 3, 2012 JACKIE FACTORY producers CHI CHI VALENTI and JOHNNY DYNELL will stage a be-in of love and glitter for their sixth annual LOW LIFE @ HOWL! FESTIVAL. LOW LIFE is the free and fabulous Sunday evening climax to HOWL! – a two-hour spectacular inspired by East Village decades past.
Cult sensation DINA MARTINA returns to New York with DINA MARTINA: AMPLE WATTAGE at The Laurie Beechman Theater for one night only — Tuesday, June 19.
HTTP://FIERTH.COM – JACKIE BEAT, everyone’s favorite big and bawdy, bold and ballsy, in-your-face funny “lady” returns to Times Square for Memorial Day weekend. Beginning May 25, the self-professed bastard child of “Weird” Al Yankovic and Bette Midler will premiere JACKIE BEAT: ME SO THORNY at The Laurie Beechman Theater
HTTP://FIERTH.COM – A riveting fusion of visuals, dance, music and fantasy that immerses audiences in Michael’s creative world and literally turns his signature moves upside down, Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL World Tourunfolds Michael Jackson’s artistry before the eyes of the audience. Aimed at lifelong fans as well as those experiencing Michael’s creative genius for the first time, the show captures the essence, soul and inspiration of the King of Pop, celebrating a legacy that continues to transcend generations.
HTTP://FIERTH.COM – “MargOH! Channing is Tipsy” is written and performed by drag superstar MargOH! Channing . The show deconstructs drag through storytelling, song, and drunkglama dysfunction. MargOH! reminisces about her family, gay lovers and the ups and downs of her career while tackling such subjects as rape, incest, race, political correctness, sexual orientation, the power of Liza and most of all survival.
MargOH! Channing returns for an encore performance of her highly acclaimed drunkglama show aptly titled “MargOH! Channing is Tipsy” at The Duplex Cabaret, November 18 , 9:30PM, 61 Christopher Street on the corner of 7th Ave south in Greenwich village.
HTTP://FIERTH.COM – The raunchy, demented drag diva of Wigstock fame presents her first full-length one wo-man show in almost a decade at the popular latin nightspot La Escuelita every Tuesday Through November 29th at 8PM. Fast-paced and action-packed with glitzy costumes and Bunny’s trademark gravity-defying bouffant wig, THAT AIN’T NO LADY is a cabaret designed for a night club crowd–no lengthy monologues or sappy show tunes here. For mature audiences who enjoy irreverent humor!
HTTP://FIERTH.COM – GenderSplash is a performance series curated by Mathew Heggem and N “The ONLY Letter in Burlesque” that puts queer culture in motion. The artists are asked to explore their bodies, their souls, and their sexual identities in relation to their gender expressions and to reshape queer culture through critical, creative inquiry and sexual celebration. This is where the gay boys dance til dawn, the dykes refuse to U-Haul, and the transgendered rock the playground! You may leave with a lover, or at least a number, and an orgasm of gender enlightenment.
Mike Diamond Checks out Lady Bunny’s New Weekly Tuesday Night Show at Escuelita – Every Tuesday in October Get More Info & Tickets [here]
HTTP://FIERTH.COM – Abrons Arts Center and Barbara Busackino have announced that the critical and popular hit Arias with a Twist will return for a limited encore engagement Wednesday, September 14 – Sunday, October 16 with an official opening night set for Sunday, September 18. This bigger-than-life cabinet of curiosities was created by seductive songstress Joey Arias, who stars, and Basil Twist, who directs and designs.
HTTP://FIERTH.COM – Cult sensation DINA MARTINA returns to New York with DINA MARTINA: MORIBUND at The Laurie Beechman Theater from September 22 – October 2. After attaining cult status in her native town of Seattle and touring nationally, Martina’s official New York debut in 2005 sold out in minutes.
HTTP://FIERTH.COM – “Get yourself a look” is just one of the salty bits of advice tossed off by the legendary Maria Callas; it arrives early and often in Terrence McNally’s brilliant ‘Master Class’, and is subsequently augmented with deeper, darker life lessons offered up by one of opera’s most revered, scandalous, and controversial figures.
HTTP://FIERTH.COM – The world premiere of Cirque’s latest incarnation unfolded in New York City’s Radio City Music Hall recently, wowing the crowd with a new spin on its acrobatic and aesthetic mastery. Although the story line is sometimes difficult to follow, we really come to Cirque shows to be transported to another world. In this latest production one has no choice but to be completely immersed and whisked away.
HTTP://FIERTH.COM – 2011 TONY AWARDS COMPLETE LIST
HTTP://FIERTH.COM – Past Tony winners Anika Noni Rose and Matthew Broderick announced the 2011 Tony Awards nominees live from the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts in New York City.
The American Theatre Wing’s 65th Annual Antoinette Perry “Tony” Awards, which are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing, will air on CBS on Sunday, June 12th from 8:00 – 11:00 PM (ET/PT time delay).
THE 65th ANNUAL TONY AWARDS take place at the Beacon Theatre. The awards will be followed by the invite-only Tony Gala which will take place at The Plaza Hotel in New York City.
HTTP://FIERTH.COM – “MargOH! Channing is Tipsy”, directed by Thom Fogarty, is a comedy cabaret featuring The Jarad Astin Trio, MargOH!’s Gayiance’ MAN-ee Champagne and The MargOH!-tini’s. MargOH! Channing drunkenly weaves in and out of stories about her misguided career, dysfunctional family, failed marriages and romance, current events and how she became Liza Minnelli’s sometime stand in.
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HTTP://FIERTH.COM – Taylor Mac, playwright and performance artist, spoke to NTK’s Alex Nikolchev at the La MaMa theater in New York City about his most recent work, “The Walk Across America for Mother Earth.” In this web-exclusive video, Mac talks about his efforts to subvert traditional notions of identity, citizenship and personhood.
HTTP://FIERTH.COM/ – In Pictures: Saint At Large Presents Caligula Maximus
HTTP://FIERTH.COM – The debaucherous Emperor of Rome takes on a beautific Jesus Christ in an X-rated wrestling match for the hearts and hard-ons of ancient Rome
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HTTP://FIERTH.COM – On Monday night I performed at Gerry Visco’s show “The Gerry Party” at The Wild Project. It was one of those crazy nights that only can happen in New York City – and I LOVED it, kids! Just like the old days!
I think Gerry’s vision was to have a loose party style show. Things got loose for sure..including my Gay FiancÃ© MAN-ee Champagne drooling over Gio Black Peter and Fixx Invictus! Ah, well, I can’t blame him, Gio does have a gorgeous cock. Anyway, I love Gerry Visco and think she is an amazing woman, who has a heart of gold and gorgeous rack (we have so much in common!).
http://fierth.com – With This Masquerade, Narcissister assembles a dozen duplicates of herself. What is behind the mask? Reconfiguring multiple feminisms, Narcissister’s power rests in her play with ambiguity. She is covered, she is nude; she is thin, she is chubby; she is black, she is white; she is Barbie, she is suicide bomber; she is Mammy, she is Marie Antoinette; she is bottom, she is top; she is punk, she is hip-hop; she is human, she is animal; she is body, she is mind. She asks us what it means to decapitate and devour our own heads … a question we can only answer with a curtsy.
HTTP://FIERTH.COM – Nicholas Gorham: One Drop Passing. February 4th and 5th www.lamama.org
http://fierth.com – Pee Wee Herman on Broadway – Last chance for tickets
http://fierth.com – Pee-wee’s Playhouse might’ve been gone for two decades, but it is forever in our hearts. To honor Pee-wee’s comeback and one of the greatest pivotal moments in the history mankind, here is every single Secret Word of the Day that has ever been shouted on Pee-wee’s Playhouse!
The people who brought you such fine theatrical fare as Sock Puppet Showgirls, Facts of Life: The Lost Episode, The Golden Girls musical Thank You For Being A Friend, and Whatever Happened to Busty Jane? proudly present the World Premiere of BOYLESQUE. This unauthorized parody of the Cher/Christina Aguilera film Burlesque marks the first time in history that a parody has opened before its original source material. Written and directed by Zack Carey, performances begin November 19 at The Laurie Beechman Theater.
http://fierth.com – WIN TWO TICKETS TO DINA MARTINA’s Live Show “Sitting Ovations” – By popular demand, cult sensation DINA MARTINA returns to The Laurie Beechman Theater with DINA MARTINA: SITTING OVATIONS! After attaining cult status in her native town of Seattle and touring nationally, Martina’s official New York debut in 2005 sold out in minutes. Her follow-up shows have left jaded audiences (including Whoopi Goldberg, John Waters, S. Epatha Merkerson, John Cameron Mitchell, Margaret Cho, Rue McClanahan, Bruce Vilanch, Joyce Dewitt, and Jeff Stryker — a list as strange has her shows) stunned and clamoring for more.’