You can always count on Helsinki Hudson to come up with some pretty spiffy – and unusual – holiday offerings, and this year is no different. With Hedda Lettuce and Everett Bradley on their schedule, there is little doubt that diversity is on their radar.
The premise is simple: a handsome and naive young man sells his soul in exchange for the privilege of everlasting youth and beauty while his portrait ages on his behalf. But impunity paves the way to debauchery, cruelty, and murder…
Sometimes it takes a young actor with a fresh perspective on deaf culture to explain what theatre – and the hearing world – has been missing. Joshua Castille is riding the crest of success as an actor, and is working to bridge the gap between deaf and hearing audiences in new and innovative ways.
Director Ben Gunderson says The Maids easily comes alive “in our climate of class warfare and complex gender dynamics, but these issues are only stars in the constellation.”
Tab Hunter is an important figure in Hollywood’s hidden LGBT history and in this interview, we get to know his human side as he talks about being brought up by a strict Germanic mother, growing older, and his affection for John Waters and Divine.
The tragedy in Orlando was noted last night by the host of the Tony Awards, James Cordon, but in the great tradition of show business, the show went on.
The evergreen Lettuce writes and sings her own material and not only has the glam of an old time movie star, but she also is an unparalleled monologist, stand-up comic and satirist.