[OutVoice] New Britain, CT: Jade @ True Colors XIV - Mar 24
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"Part history lesson, part musical, part politics and ALL entertainment."
SAN DIEGO DAILY TRANSCRIPT
Vicarious Productions and the 14th Annual True Colors Conference: Family
Matters A - Z are proud to present:
The Lesbian and Gay History of the World, Vol. 1
Written and performed by JADE ESTEBAN ESTRADA
2005 Performance Artist of the Year
Directed by Jeff Wills
Additional musical arrangements by Tracy Stark
Costumes by Aliza
14th ANNUAL TRUE COLORS CONFERENCE: FAMILY MATTERS A - Z
March 24, 2007
Visit www.ourtruecolors.org for conference information and fees
Central Connectict State University
1615 Stanley Street
For information/reservations: www.ourtruecolors.org
New Britain, CONNECTICUT
Show duration is a conference-friendly condensed 45 minutes without
Appropriate for ages 13 and up
Jade will be signing autographs immediately after the performance!
For more information visit:
Comedy Central star Jade Esteban Estrada will present his solo musical ICONS:
The Lesbian and Gay History of the World, Vol. 1 at 14th Annual True Colors
Conference: Family Matters A - Z. Photo by SCOTT SMITH.
"Jade Esteban Estrada is a brilliant young writer and performer. It was an
honor to experience the ministry of this modern pioneer of the gay movement."
Rev. Troy Perry
Founder of the Worldwide Metropolitan Community Church
Beauty. Art. Flamboyance. Love. Struggle. Fame. Meet Sappho, Michelangelo,
Oscar Wilde, Gertrude Stein, Sylvia Rivera and Ellen DeGeneres in this hilarious
solo musical written and performed by Jade Esteban Estrada. The show debuted
at the 2002 Columbus National Gay and Lesbian Theatre Festival.
About Jade Esteban Estrada:
Formally choreographer to Latin diva Charo and a scratch vocalist to the Back
Street Boys, Jade Esteban Estrada is a graduate of the American Musical and
Dramatic Academy and has been called "the first gay Latin star" by The
Advocate. The actor, singer, choreographer, composer and writer has appeared on PBS,
FX, Comedy Central and HBO Latino. He has lectured and performed at numerous
universities around the U.S. on Latin culture and LGBT History. His seven solo
theatre shows include: "ICONS: The Lesbian and Gay History of the World, Vol.
1-3," "TransWorld! The Transgender History of the World," "Gay Christian, Gay
Muslim, Gay Jew," "Tortilla Heaven," and "Pico de Gallo." In October 2006,
Kentucky Governor Ernie Fletcher awarded him the title of "Kentucky Colonel" for
his work promoting goodwill and fellowship around the world. Other colonels
include Winston Churchill, Ronald Reagan, Johnny Depp, Mae West, Joan Crawford
and Pope John Paul II. He also lent his golden voice to the "Being Out Rocks" CD
compilation for the Human Rights Campaign. He stars in the upcoming
independent film "The Bad Singer" directed by Calvin Robertson III. For more
information visit www.getjaded.com.
"Funny and irreverent...a feel-good session for gay people."
DALLAS MORNING NEWS
"Long before Estrada wraps himself with a rainbow-colored flag at the show's
end, he's proven that he's a master entertainer with a message to convey."
"Without a doubt, the best entertainment dollars I spent this year went to
ICONS: The Lesbian and Gay History of the World, Vol. 1 with Jade Esteban
TAMPA BAY GAZETTE
"Catch ICONS as soon as you can, or you will surely live to regret it."
"Estrada is a drama queen with a lesson plan."
KNOXVILLE METRO PULSE
"Estrada's bug-eyed portrayal of Gertrude Stein is brilliant."
Mar 22 - Bethlehem, PA
Mar 24 - New Britain, CT
Mar 24 - New York, NY
Mar 26 - Bowling Green, OH
Mar 27 - Cincinnati, OH
Mar 31 - Corpus Christi, TX
Apr 4 - San Antonio, TX
Apr 11 – Mexico City, MEXICO
Apr 13 – Philadelphia, PA
Apr 16 – Muncie, IN
Apr 20 - Boise, ID
Apr 22 - San Antonio, TX
April 24 - Emporia, KS
May 8 - Houston, TX
May 10 – Miami, FL
May 18 – Yakima, WA
May 27 – Moscow, RUSSIA
Jun 8 - San Antonio, TX
Jun 14 - Wilmington, DE
Aug 4 - Fire Island, NY
Aug 30-Sept 2 - New Orleans, LA
Sept 18 - Chicago, IL
Oct 3 - Houston, TX
Nov 1 - Prescott, AZ
Nov 14 - San Antonio, TX
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