Written and performed by Michael Trauffer, Fabulett 1933 invites the audience to join him in a pre-war Berin cabaret club. A vital exploration of queer history, this is an important piece, created and presented with sincerity and heart. Michael Trauffer in Fabulett 1933. Photo credit: Georgina Bolton King. Starting with some archival footage, and introduced... Continue Reading →
This Pride Month the Criterion Channel is showcasing the Oscar-winning work of filmmakers Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman with the eight film collection, Pride and Protest. In 1977, Friedman, who was working as an assistant editor in New York, was struck by the power of queer filmmakers putting queer lives on screen when he encountered... Continue Reading →
Thanks to the programmers of Sundance's New Frontiers section for giving me the best night out I've had since last March (without having to leave my apartment or get out of my pyjamas) with creator-writer-star Jibz Cameron and director Mariah Garnett's Weirdo Night. Acknowledging, but not dwelling on, the lack of audience in the room... Continue Reading →
Seemingly answering the question, "what ever happened to Breathless Mahoney?", Ty Jeffries' alter ego is back in Scotland's capital and as unapologetic as ever. A tight hour of classic cabaret, with lines that are witty interspersing tragicomic ditties, Miss Springs' pared-down show is just her, a keyboard and a LOT of sequins and feathers.