Tuesdays with James and his Stories

September 6, 2017 5:00 am0 comments

by Steve Desroches James Judd is in his hotel room in Columbus, Ohio. The stand-out storyteller on NPR’s hit show Snap Judgment has a show at the Davidson Theatre with the nearly 1,000-seat venue sold out. After all, between live broadcasts and podcasts Snap Judgment has about 5 million listeners, [...]

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REVIEW: Unitard: Tard Core

August 30, 2017 5:00 am0 comments

by Steve Desroches The pen is mightier than the sword, but nothing conquers vocal cords. And when it comes to the most effective method of attack it’s best to lunge with comedy. It’s hard to ignore the palpable tension and anxiety in the air that has only increased since Election [...]

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REVIEW: Trixie Mattel: Now With Moving Parts

August 23, 2017 5:00 am0 comments

by Steve Desroches If the Federal Bureau of Investigation needs new recruits it should look no further than fans of RuPaul’s Drag Race. Almost immediately after Sasha Velour was crowned America’s Next Drag Superstar the subject of fan blogs and social media posts turned to who would be on season [...]

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First Things First

August 16, 2017 2:56 pm0 comments

Bob The Drag Queen Enters Provincetown Purse First by Steve Desroches After watching the first season of RuPaul’s Drag Race in 2009 Christopher Caldwell began his life in drag. Watching that first crop of queens, like Tammie Brown, Nina Flowers, and the winner BeBe Zahara Benet inspired him. Like a [...]

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A Head Above the Rest

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by Steve Desroches It’s been the summer of Salome. The scandalous Oscar Wilde play opened at the Provincetown Theater for a spring run, but the response to this decadent tale of seduction and murder was so incredible that it returned in July and continues to sizzle through the dog days [...]

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REVIEW: Bad Heroine

August 9, 2017 5:00 am0 comments

by Rebecca M. Alvin It’s been an unsettling year, with the political climate in this country taking us on a surreal adventure we never wanted to go on. But when your spirits are down and you need an escape and maybe a little inspiration, Jeffery Roberson’s creation Varla Jean Merman [...]

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