Gender Bending on Broadway

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He may not exactly be a Jennifer ……Holliday or Hudson ….. but Tituss Burgess, the star of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt can still send shivers tingling down our spine with his live performance of the Dreamgirls showstopper “And I Am Telling You”.   The video captured him as one of the stars of last years #BroadwayBackwards which is an annual celebration of … Continue reading



Macbeth (of the Oppressed)

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There are seemingly endless ways to play any of Shakespeare’s great classic dramas and NY gets to see yet another interpretation of his Scottish tragedy Macbeth this Fall.  Fab Marquee Productions are presenting Macbeth (of the Oppressed) at The 14th Street Y which will feature two real-life husbands in the starring roles, and with most of … Continue reading



Marianne Breslauer’s 1930’s gender-bending women

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Marianne Breslauer’s career as a photographer in Berlin in the Weimer Republic was cut short with the advent of World War 2, and in fact only lasted from 1927 -1938.  Being Jewish she had trouble getting her work published in Germany so she emigrated to Amsterdam as the Nazis were gaining power, and then moved … Continue reading




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