“How did some slip of a girly boy from communist East Berlin become the internationally ignored song stylist barely standing before you?” The return of Jerick Hoffer (aka Jinkx Monsoon) to the role of Hedwig, as directed by Ian Bell. A coproduction of Balagan Theatre and Seattle Theatre Group. $15.
You could call Homo for the Holidays a holiday-themed burlesque revue, but that would be like calling the virgin birth an unintended pregnancy. A merrily profane satire-ball wrapped in glitter and false eyelashes, Homo pulls in some of Seattle’s best drag/dance/queer performance talents: Kitten LaRue, Cherdonna Shinatra, Lou Henry Hoover, Inge Inge... more » $25.
"The Christmas shows of Dina Martina—the monstrously untalented chanteuse brought to life by the monstrously talented Grady West—are the stuff of legend, and this year’s installment is a veritable Whitman’s Sampler of that legend, cherry-picking the best bits from all 14 of Dina’s previous Christmas shows. Expect punny songs, awkward transitions, s... more » $20-$25.
The rules of this pro-lady standup night are refreshing in their simplicity: no misogyny and no heckling. Based on the size, quality, and diversity of the crowds it attracts, the rules work. Every Tuesday night, fans pack the Rendezvous Grotto to watch two and a half hours of comedy, about half of which is delivered by women. Having so many women o... more » $5.