My Son, the Waiter, a Jewish Tragedy – An interview with Brad Zimmerman

My Son, the Waiter, a Jewish Tragedy – An interview with Brad Zimmerman

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby MK Scott I was watching TV on a weekday morning when suddenly I was intrigued with a commercial promoting a one-man show in the area doing a limited run at the Kirkland Performance Center. The man who wrote and performs the show is Brad Zimmerman. The show is, …

[ICYMI] Beyond the Body:  Getting to Know Dr. Hisam Goueli

[ICYMI] Beyond the Body: Getting to Know Dr. Hisam Goueli

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby MK Scott We couldn’t have found a better cover story for the Fitness and Health issue than the story of doctor, actor, and dancer Hisam Goueli. I remember when I first saw Hisam (pronounced hiss-um) dance: it was in the 2015 burlesque show The Tennessee Tease (a salute …

Justin Vivian Bond previews their two Seattle shows at On the Boards

Justin Vivian Bond previews their two Seattle shows at On the Boards

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby MK Scott On the eve of Summer Solstice and Seattle Pride, On the Boards (OtB), Seattle’s premier center for contemporary performance, presents two special benefit cabaret performances by renowned trans-genre artist Justin Vivian Bond (Viv). OtB presents ‘Summer Solstice Benefit Cabaret with Justin Vivian Bond’ on Thursday, June …

Opal Peachey brings her new show, The Champagne Widow, to Cafe Nordo

Opal Peachey brings her new show, The Champagne Widow, to Cafe Nordo

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby MK Scott Café Nordo is proud to present The Champagne Widow playing June 7-30 at Nordo’s Culinarium in historic Pioneer Square. Written by Opal Peachey, composed by Annastasia Workman, directed by Billie Wildrick (Annie, recently presented at The 5th Avenue Theatre) and choreographed by Nikki Long, the ensemble …

Leslie Jordan’s show ‘Exposed’ raises $5,000 for the AMP

Leslie Jordan’s show ‘Exposed’ raises $5,000 for the AMP

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby MK Scott Monday, April 22, was an outstanding night for the AIDS Memorial Pathway project (the AMP) when Seattle Gay News and Unite Seattle Magazine joined with BECU to present comedian Leslie Jordan in his autobiographical one-man show ‘Exposed’ at The Triple Door raising $5,000 for the AMP. …

{ICMYI} Jinkx Monsoon and Major Scales : How the Ginger Snapped

{ICMYI} Jinkx Monsoon and Major Scales : How the Ginger Snapped

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby Mary Belkle For the past several years, the Seattle comedy powerhouse duo of Jinkx Monsoon (Jerick Hoffer) and Major Scales (Richard Andriessen) have captivated audiences all over the globe. Since their cabaret days in The Vaudevillians, they have continued to entertain with their quirky and unique style. I …

{ICYMI} After 20 Years, Vic (Victor Janusz) & Phoenicia (Wade Madsen)  are Still Making a difference…

{ICYMI} After 20 Years, Vic (Victor Janusz) & Phoenicia (Wade Madsen) are Still Making a difference…

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby Victor De Los Santos What started out as merely a crush at a gay disco in the ’80s evolved into a dynamic duo called Phoenicia & Vic, that shared their musical talents, comedy, and wit with Seattle’s nightlife. Although it has been more than a decade since their …

She’s back! Ms. Pak-Man returns to Re-bar March 14-30

She’s back! Ms. Pak-Man returns to Re-bar March 14-30

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby MK Scott Ms. Pak-Man: Mazed and Confused!, conceived and directed by Freddy Molitch, is the all-new and fifth installment of the critically acclaimed Ms. Pak-Man series. After wowing packed audiences in San Francisco and Los Angeles, Ms. Pak-Man is returning to Seattle with her cabaret style theatre experience! …

In ‘Alien/Angel’ Devin Bannon resurrects Klaus Nomi at Café Nordo

In ‘Alien/Angel’ Devin Bannon resurrects Klaus Nomi at Café Nordo

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby MK Scott Café Nordo presents the world premiere of ‘Alien/Angel.’ Writer/performer Devin Bannon and director Keira McDonald bring to life historical TV interviews of the actual Klaus Sperber, while reimagining the musical acts of his rock alter ego Nomi in nine soaring numbers. In between the songs, Bannon-as-Klaus …

Zinzanni Returns: Same Tent, different location with Christine Deaver and More in ‘Hollywood & Vine’.

Zinzanni Returns: Same Tent, different location with Christine Deaver and More in ‘Hollywood & Vine’.

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailBy MK Scott Two years, around this time, I went and saw what was thought to be Teatro Zinzanni’s last show in Seattle. Last year, with a smaller tent held space in Redmond’s Marymoor Park was still a great show and had the Zinzanni flare. Now they have finally …