DRAG FOR AUTISM | STAGE REVIEW **** Mary’s, Cardiff. Fri 12 Jan On Friday at Mary’s in Cardiff a versatile group of drag performers turned out for charity – Drag for Autism was a drag night to raise awareness and funds for autism, The Autism Directory and The Welsh Autism Ball. The night was a […]
FELIX AND SAM PRESENT THE DRESS REHEARSAL | LIVE REVIEW **** The Big Top, Cardiff, Thurs 26 Oct A year in the planning, and a lot of that must have been costume design, Cardiff’s enigmatic, bearded drag queen, Felix Love (and partner Sam), brought their full cabaret show, The Dress Rehearsal, to The Big Top […]
Lucy Fur – one of the Dianas of the drag collective the International League of Dianas, co-host of Hey Mary, and general shouty Welsh drag artist – has recently been working on 101 Looks: My Big Fat Summer of Drag. Putting the artist in drag artist. Taking inspiration from television shows, films, people in the […]
Fringe theatre is all about experiencing something new and different, something you would not normally expect to see on the playbill for the weekday matinée. This week the Cardiff Fringe Theatre Festival is bringing the city just that, and Buzz’s Chris Hayes and John McLoughlin have stepped out in to the world of Drag.
Mary’s, Cardiff Sun 16 July *** A whirlwind introduction to many of Cardiff’s drag staples – as well as a decent array of amateurs – the Cardiff Fringe Theatre Festival’s free drag night was a bewildering mix of genuine entertainment and confusingly raw expression. Boasting kings, queens and bio-queens the night had something for almost […]
Never before has drag been so popular and visible. No-one can argue that the upsurge in popularity is not largely due the massive success of the TV show RuPaul’s Drag Race. Yes drag has been around for a long, long time, and it’s even been on prime-time television in some form for a while, but Drag Race […]
Tramshed, Cardiff Tuesday 29 March Where to start when writing a review about a show like this? I was excited about this event on two fronts. Firstly getting to see a show that Cardiff has been baying for, for such a long time, and secondly getting my first glimpse of the brand new Tramshed. […]
The award-winning all male, all vaudeville, all trash brat-pack return to London with their cult variety hit. The group has been described as an Aussie Cirque du Soleil meets Ru Paul’s Drag Race. Get ready for a madcap safari through extravagant birdbath boylesque, too-close-for-comfort yo-yo tricks, valiant aerial acrobatics, irreverent interludes, ferocious fanfares and show-stopping drag artistes.
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