BILLY SUTER visits Cape Town to review drag icon Lilly Slaptsilli’s first foray into stand-up comedy, “I’m Gagging”, which will be staged in Durban in October. … More Lilly, bellylaughs and burgers
BILLY SUTER reports on two new shows headed for Durban – one offering dance and comedy from Black Orchid Burlesque, the other a tribute to French songs, by Tonya Koenderman. … More Titillating dance and French fare
BILLY SUTER visits Pretoria to meet popular drag queen Betty Bangles and review her first solo show, “From Bloemfontein to Broadway”, staged on Thursdays at Beefcakes in Hazelwood. … More Beefcakes, Betty Bangles & lip-sync
BILLY SUTER chats to ‘Rocky Horror Show’ star Brendan van Rhyn about his alter ego, towering drag queen Cathy Specific, and the fabulous, classy Café 69 venue in Cape Town. … More Brendan and Cathy in full flight
BILLY SUTER visits Cape Town’s hottest entertainment spot – the flamboyant Gate 69 in Bree Street. He reviews the new show by The Trolley Dollies drag trio, “Snip/Tucked”. … More Flight of fun and flamboyance
BILLY SUTER reports that the drag film “To Wong Foo” is being turned into a stage musical, while a TV special with Barbra Streisand singing songs from musicals is also in the pipeline. … More ‘To Wong Foo’… and Streisand
BILLY SUTER revisits scrapbooks from his 24 years as Arts Editor of The Mercury to reminisce about interviews with choreographer Denise Britz and top drag act, Lilli Slaptsilli. … More Denise Britz and Lilli Slaptsilli
The absolutely fabulous, award-winning “Priscilla Queen of the Desert: The Musical” is to be staged in Cape Town and Johannesburg soon. BILLY SUTER reports. … More Set for blasts of fabulousness!