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Meet The Juniors: Rising Drag Stars Harness the Power of Teamwork

Meet The Juniors: Rising Drag Stars Harness the Power of Teamwork

I meet them as boys on an evening a week before Christmas, at Bakery Lorraine. Louie Canales, who performs as Chyna Cravens, and Christian Paolo, aka Sephwhora (pronounced Sef-whore-ah) 51, are waiting for me at a table near the entrance. The third member of the drag queen girl group known as The Juniors is running

Woodlawn Theatre Presents ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’

This holiday season the Woodlawn Theatre presents the biblical saga of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat directed by William McCrary and Michelle Pietre Originally presented as a twenty minute “pop cantata” in 1968 for a private boy’s school performance, the musical would go on to become a popular production on Broadway. With music and

‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Star Latrice Royale Leads Greg Hinojosa’s Latest ‘Rocky Horror’ Remix

Decades before the dawn of RuPaul’s Drag Race, British playwright Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Show challenged the status quo and championed a similar message of self-acceptance. Both the Logo reality series and the 1973 musical transcended their early cult status to become icons of pop culture. In 2012, director Greg Hinojosa, then with the

‘Memphis’ in Full Swing at the Woodlawn

Set amid racial tension in 1950s-era Tennessee, Memphis follows the story of Huey Calhoun, a white high-school-dropout-turned-radio-DJ (played here by Brian Hodges) who falls in love with Felicia Farrell, a black R&B singer (played by Marie Warren Bunch). After seeing Felicia perform at Delray’s, an underground nightclub, Huey’s determined to make Felicia a star by spinning her record on

Greg Hinojosa to leave Woodlawn Theatre

The artistic director of the Woodlawn Theatre announced on December 21 that he is leaving the theater and has retained a new postion. Greg Hinojosa has been artistic director of the Woodlawn Theatre for the past three and a half years. Today, he posted an announcement on Facebook saying, “Change is always difficult, but change