The Butterfly Club with The Theatre Elusive Present:
Drag Queen Stole My Dress
Written & Performed by Gillian English, directed by Chris Gibbs
Venue: The Butterfly Club, Carson Place, Off Little Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3000Drag Queen Stole My Dress Show
Time: Mar 16 at 8:30pm
Fresh from fantastic runs at Fringe World in Perth, and a completely sold out run at The Atlantic Fringe Festival, celebrated Canadian storyteller, Gillian English is coming to Australia to perform an autobiographical solo storytelling show at the Butterfly Club in Melbourne After performing in cities around the world, such as Montreal, Toronto, New York, London. Covering the past decade of her life, Drag Queen Stole My Dress is the story of a lost self and regained strength.
****MONTREAL FRINGE FESTIVAL – BEST SCRIPT NOMINEE****
“Gut-Bustingly Funny” – Rip It Up “Go see this show” -Out in Perth
“It’s gritty, it’s real, and I loved it.” – The Chronicle Herald
“A journey that’s full of laughter, and a tale of personal growth told by someone passionate, funny, and undoubtedly entertaining.” -CJLO Montreal “Gillian English is a wonderful storyteller engaging the audience and reacting to our reactions as we gasped or fell out of our seats laughing.” – Hi!Drama New York
“Delicious and triumphant!” -NY Theater Now, Review
“Hysterically funny!” -Manhattan With A Twist
“This one time I got a pre-emptive divorce. And this other time, a drag queen stole my dress. Let me tell about it: This is the story of knowing who are, forgetting who are, wondering who the hell you are, and yes that one time a drag queen stole my goddamn dress.”
From the theatre company that brought you 2013’s award winning fringe hit, Love in the Time of Time Machines, (Official Hangover Selection & Audience Choice Award Winner, FRIGID New York 2013; Best Visual Identity, Montreal Fringe 2013) comes a solo show, Drag Queen Stole My Dress. This autobiographical tale from Toronto’s Gillian English tells the story of love, loss, casino showgirls, Australians and a solitary drag queen with kleptomania.