|Margoh! Channing Is Tipsy
| Open: 03/30/12 Close: 03/30/12
Dixon Place Presents “MargOH! Channing is Tipsy -3/30/2012
MargOH! Channing is going off…off off Broadway that is by bringing her highly acclaimed drunkglama show aptly titled “MargOH! Channing is Tipsy” To Dixon Place , 161A Chrystie Street, March 30 , 9:30PM.
“MargOH! Channing is Tipsy” is written and performed by drag superstar MargOH! Channing (BT Shea). The show deconstructs drag through storytelling, song, and drunkglama dysfunction.MargOH! reminisces about her family, gay lovers and the ups and downs of her careerwhile tackling such subjects as rape, incest, race, political correctness, sexual orientation, the power of Liza and most of all survival. Tipsy features MargOH!’s long time Gayiance’ MAN-ee Champagne (Jeff Catlow-Shea), Diamond Daquiri (Crystal Rona Peterson) as back up diva’s The MargOH!-tini’s and the Jarad Astin Trio. The show is directed by Thom Fogarty
|What Makes A Legend Drink More?
| Open: 08/07/10 Close: 08/07/10
"MargOH! is back at the Duplex after a sold out show! An encore presentation of "What makes a legend drink more?" Get your asses out for this old broad!!
What people are saying:
"Channing is one part voice, three parts panache and four parts boozy which made for an hysterical evening"- Next Magazine
"Dazzled the crowd with song, dance and comedy-she’s one hell of a broad and a true star- Fierth Magazine
"MargOH! Channing's show is the only one I've ever seen where the performer goes far beyond the normal cabaret 2-drink minimum"- Stu Hamstra-Cabaret Hotline
Much loved gay icon MargOH! Channing returns this August with an encore performance! After a sell out show MargOH! is back at the Duplex Cabaret,“What makes a legend drink more?”August 7 , 10PM at The Duplex Cabaret , 61 Christopher Street on the corner of 7th Ave south in Greenwich village.
This time around, MargOH! will be fusing her raucous onstage persona and famously bombastic voice with The Jarad Astin Trio and backed by the vocal styling’s of the MargOH!-tini’s. MargOH! will perform songs made famous by Petula Clark, Shirley Bassey, Eartha Kitt and Salt –n- Pepa to name a few. As part of the celebration she will be joined by her long time 'gay fiance' MAN-ee Champagne and some surprise guests to be announced as she reminisces about her family, lovers and the ups and downs of her career.
MargOH! Channing is the most decorated extra in the history of motion pictures and television having appeared in over 1,800 films and the recipient of 7 Exies. Meryl Streep once told her that “Your ability to do nothing in the background is amazing” and Sally field once mentioned that “MargOH!’s fake banter oozes realism”.
Her hilarious stage shows have become something of an event on the downtown scene and are always must-sees for her ardent fans. MargOH!'s last show, What Makes a Legend Drink More?, which included a performance by her dear friend Nellie McKay, was received with such excitement that she has been forced to add a date at The Duplex this summer.
After speaking by phone with Ms. Channing she says herself; "I'm so thrilled to be back at the Duplex this summer, kids it's going to hot!, well I hope not that hot, the dressing room was so steamy for the last show that I sweated down to a size 8. I think it best that I get dressed in an ice box for this show"
“What makes a legend drink more?” takes place on August 7 at The Duplex Cabaret, 61 Christopher Street on the corner of 7th Ave south in Greenwich Village Show 10PM. Cover is $15 plus 2 drink minimum. Reservations required (212) 255-5438