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Drag performer says "Drag Race" alumni got paid for gig, she didn't

Drag performer says she hasn't gotten paid for shows, but her Drag Race co-stars did.

New York City-based drag queen and entrepreneur Biblegirl is none too happy with a promoter who still hasn't paid her for a gig she did for with RuPaul's Drag Race stars.

She accuses Kweer Touring and Events of not paying her coin that reaches into the thousands of dollars because she is not an alumni of Drag Race.

Drag performer Dame Edna calls trans folk "rat-baggery"

Entertainer Dame Edna is not a supporter of transgender folks.

European drag performer and talk show host Barry Humphries, better known as Dame Edna Everage, caused a stir among trans activists and the LGBT community when he denounced trans people last week, calling them "rat-baggery": an Australian slang term for nonsense. 

Theater Review: “The Zoo Story"

“The Zoo Story” plays through July 29, 2018 at Diversionary Theatre, 4545 Park Boulevard, University Heights

Some days you just want to sit on a park bench and be alone with your thoughts. But playwright Edward Albee, some 60 years ago, saw much more sinister, even life-changing possibilities in that simple fact.

Backyard Renaissance Theatre Company presents Edward Albee’s first play, “The Zoo Story,” through July 29 at Diversionary Theatre. Rosina Reynolds directs.

Theater Review: “Xanadu”

“Xanadu” plays through August 18, 2018, at OnStage Playhouse, 291 Third Avenue (near F Street), Chula Vista.

Can a struggling (and not very good) artist find inspiration and love from a mythological figure and finally achieve his dream of opening a roller disco?

Come on, you know you’ve always wanted to know the answer to that burning question, and here’s your chance: OnStage Playhouse has a smashing version of “Xanadu” – the musical – on the boards through Aug. 18.

Theater Review: “Queens”

“Queens” plays through July 29, 2018, at La Jolla Playhouse’s Potiker Theatre, 2910 La Jolla Village Drive (on the UCSD campus).

The women in Martyna Majok’s new play “Queens” are immigrants who have left family, friends and homeland in search of a “better life” in the U.S. Majok knows this subject well: she is an immigrant from Poland who has not only found a better life but recently won a 2018 Pulitzer Prize for her play “Cost of Living.”