Category: Drag Variety Show

Broadway Theater, Drag Variety Show

Charles Busch: My Kinda 60’s

“Whether singing or dishing about his life or celebrities he has known, Charles Busch is always the epitome of entertainment and class.” Cabaret Scenes Tony nominee, Drama Desk Lifetime Achievement honoree and two-time MAC Award winner, Charles Busch, returns with a new show that gets to the essence of this legendary entertainer. Weaving tales of his Manhattan childhood and adolescence raised by his indomitable Aunt Lillian through the lens of the tumultuous decade of the 1960’s, Charles will be singing a great songbook from Broadway to Pop, featuring the work of among others Burt Bacharach, Jimmy Webb, the Beatles, Henry Mancini, Bob Dylan, Stephen Sondheim and Kander and Ebb. Songs include Two for the Road, Anyone Who Had a Heart and The Times They Are A-Changin’. He will be appearing with his long-time musical director/ arranger Tom Judson in a unique evening of music and storytelling, both hilarious and poignant. Performances of Charles Busch: My Kinda 60’s are Sunday and Monday January 21 and 22.  Reserved seats are $75, and general admission tickets are $50. The performance is in the Broadway at Pride Arts Center, 4139 N Broadway, Chicago, CHARLES BUSCH is the author and star of such plays asMore…

Broadway Theater, Comedy Show, Drag Variety Show

PAC THE HOUSE: Drag and Comedy the last Sunday of each month!

Performers announced for November 26 edition of Pride Arts Center’s monthly variety showcase, PAC THE HOUSE Drag artists Coco Iman and Ryan Royale to host Pride Films and Plays’s monthly series of shows spotlighting a cross-genre feast of queer and queer-ally local performers will continue on Sunday, November 26th at 8pm with a show hosted by drag artists Coco Iman and Ryan Royale. The featured acts will include standup comedy by Jake Dewar, a clown act by Lyla Whedbee and music from hip-hop artist Marcus Garlington. PAC THE HOUSE is performed monthly on varying Sundays in The Broadway, Pride Arts Center at 4139 N. Broadway. Curtain times are 8 pm and tickets are priced at $12 online and $15 at the door and are available at www.pridefilmsandplays.com or 1 800 737 0984. The next monthly performance will be December 17, 2017. ARTISTS SCHEDULED TO PERFORM ON NOVEMBER 26TH Jake Dewar is an actor, comedian, musician, and filmmaker who has trained in improvisation at the Second City, iO, and the Annoyance theater. Jake has produced numerous original sketch/musical comedy albums (which you can find online), and recently performed a one-man sketch revue called “Kick the World” at the Second City DeMaat TheaterMore…