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“Transitions” Launches Drag Queen at Drumpf & Putin, at The Rhino, S.F.

“Transitions” Launches Drag Queen at Drumpf & Putin, at The Rhino, S.F.

John Fisher Ridicules Our Glorious Leader, with Gusto by Barry David Horwitz In John Fisher’s no-holds-barred political satire “Transitions,” disruption rules the day. Fisher, himself, always the supremely talented actor, plays three roles—including Drumpf and Putin. Fisher, in bathrobe and with cheeseburger, pouches out his cheeks and lips in delicious imitation of you know who. His body and movement embody the ridiculousness of our current Strangelovean Hell. Each actor does brilliant double and triple duty to bring a Saturday Night…

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“Our Great Tchaikovsky” Melds Gender & Genius, at TheatreWorks, Silicon Valley

“Our Great Tchaikovsky” Melds Gender & Genius, at TheatreWorks, Silicon Valley

Hershey Felder Plays Tchaikovsky, Masterfully by Barry David Horwitz Hershey Felder has come to Theatreworks to embody Tchaikovsky. When Felder, as Tchaikovsky, plays for the Opening Night of Carnegie Hall in 1891—at the request of Andrew Carnegie—we feel a shiver of excitement. New York finally celebrates Tchaikovsky as a musical genius, even though he was scorned in Russia. Under the Czars in the 1800s, Tchaikovsky was pursued, blackmailed, and threatened with prison, if word leaked out that he was gay….

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