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The RRazz Room Celebrates 30 Years of Lypsinka with THE PASSION OF THE CRAWFORD, Now thru 9/16The RRazz Room Celebrates 30 Years of Lypsinka with THE PASSION OF THE CRAWFORD, Now thru 9/16
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2012

The RRazz Room, San Francisco's premier nightclub, will welcome back acclaimed entertainer Lypsinka for a special two-week engagement from tonight, September 4 to 16 to celebrate Lypsinka's 30th anniversary. She will recreate the widely popular show 'The Passion of the Crawford' - a fab fantasia about the refraction of celebrity and addiction to fame - for the first time in the Bay Area in more than five years. (more...)

Axis Company to Present 'East 10th Street' Starting 11/6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2008

Axis Company will present EAST 10TH STREET: SELF PORTRAIT WITH EMPTY HOUSE, a new play by and about Downtown performance icon Edgar Oliver. (more...)

The RRazz Room Celebrates 30 Years of Lypsinka with THE PASSION OF THE CRAWFORD, 9/4-16The RRazz Room Celebrates 30 Years of Lypsinka with THE PASSION OF THE CRAWFORD, 9/4-16
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2012

The RRazz Room, San Francisco's premier nightclub, will welcome back acclaimed entertainer Lypsinka for a special two-week engagement from September 4 to 16 to celebrate Lypsinka's 30th anniversary. She will recreate the widely popular show 'The Passion of the Crawford' - a fab fantasia about the refraction of celebrity and addiction to fame - for the first time in the Bay Area in more than five years. (more...)

Asolo Rep Extras Presents Lypsinka As Joan Crawdord 5/9Asolo Rep Extras Presents Lypsinka As Joan Crawdord 5/9
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2011

With uncanny precision and unforgettable pizzazz, John Epperson - also known as Lypsinka - pays homage to ultimate screen-queen Joan Crawford. Using the actress' own words, The Passion of the Crawford is a fantasia on the persona of this 20th Century cultural icon. Washington City Paper has called Lypsinka 'certifiably fabulous,' while the Los Angeles Times dubbed her 'a geyser of glamour!' Daily Variety raved: 'Watching a Lypsinka show is like channel-surfing in Heaven.' (more...)

Goldberg, Busch, Lypsinka & Batt Bring Kirkwood's LEGENDS! to Life in One Night Only Benefit Reading 3/23Goldberg, Busch, Lypsinka & Batt Bring Kirkwood's LEGENDS! to Life in One Night Only Benefit Reading 3/23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2009

Friends In Deed will present a legendary trio as Charles Busch, Whoopi Goldberg and Lypsinka star in the first-ever New York presentation of the infamous Broadway-play-that-wasn't, LEGENDS!. Written by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner James Kirkwood (A Chorus Line), the play will be presented in a special One Night Only staged reading benefit on Monday evening, March 23 at 8PM at Town Hall (123 West 43rd Street). (more...)

John Epperson To Appear in Concert at BirdlandJohn Epperson To Appear in Concert at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2010

Jim Caruso is proud to announce that JOHN EPPERSON will be in concert at Birdland on Sunday, March 21 at 6pm. This event is part of the Broadway at Birdland concert series, showcasing stars and composers from the Great White Way. (more...)

EAST 10TH STREET: SELF PORTRAIT WITH EMPTY HOUSE Begins 2/12EAST 10TH STREET: SELF PORTRAIT WITH EMPTY HOUSE Begins 2/12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2009

Axis Company will present an encore engagement of EAST 10TH STREET: SELF PORTRAIT WITH EMPTY HOUSE, a play by and about Downtown performance icon Edgar Oliver. Originally presented in November of 2008, this stark and enigmatic look at a life on the fringes of New York's Lower East Side was acclaimed by critics and embraced by record-breaking audiences at Axis. The production comes on the heels of what could be Oliver's breakthrough role in the upcoming film from Napoleon Dynamite's Jared Hess, Gentlemen Broncos, opposite Sam Rockwell as well as a national advertising campaign for mobile phones in Ireland that has also become a cult phenomenon. Directed by Randy Sharp, and presented on an Off-Broadway contract, performances of this limited engagement begin February 12. (more...)

New Edgar Oliver Play Opens For A Limited Encore Run 2/12-28New Edgar Oliver Play Opens For A Limited Encore Run 2/12-28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2009

EAST 10TH STREET: SELF PORTRAIT WITH EMPTY HOUSE a new play by and about downtown icon Edgar Oliver, hold encore performances 2/12-2/28. This look at a life on the fringes of New York's Lower East Side comes on the heels of what could be Oliver's breakthrough role in the upcoming film from Napoleon Dynamite's Jared Hess, Gentlemen Broncos, opposite Sam Rockwell as well as a national ad campaign for mobile phones in Ireland that has become a cult phenomenon. This limited run Off-Broadway engagement is directed by Randy Sharp at Axis Theater where it premiered to critical acclaim in November 2008. In EAST 10TH STREET: SELF PORTRAIT WITH EMPTY HOUSE, downtown theatre icon Edgar Oliver takes the audience on a macabre voyage through the strange rooms of the apartment house where he has lived since his first years in New York. Inhabiting the dark, mysterious halls of this East Village tenement building are a dwarf Cabalist, a possible Nazi, the landlord's former wet nurse who apparently lives in a nest of rags, and many others. This incredible cast of real life characters illuminates a sad, funny and uniquely New York story. (more...)

Goldberg, Busch, Lypsinka & Batt Bring Kirkwood's LEGENDS! to Life in One Night Only Benefit Reading 3/23Goldberg, Busch, Lypsinka & Batt Bring Kirkwood's LEGENDS! to Life in One Night Only Benefit Reading 3/23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2009

Friends In Deed will present a legendary trio as Charles Busch, Whoopi Goldberg and Lypsinka star in the first-ever New York presentation of the infamous Broadway-play-that-wasn't, LEGENDS!. Written by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner James Kirkwood (A Chorus Line), the play will be presented in a special One Night Only staged reading benefit on Monday evening, March 23 at 8PM at Town Hall (123 West 43rd Street). (more...)

John Epperson To Appear in Concert at BirdlandJohn Epperson To Appear in Concert at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2010

Jim Caruso is proud to announce that JOHN EPPERSON will be in concert at Birdland on Sunday, March 21 at 6pm. This event is part of the Broadway at Birdland concert series, showcasing stars and composers from the Great White Way. (more...)

EAST 10TH STREET: SELF PORTRAIT WITH EMPTY HOUSE Begins 2/12EAST 10TH STREET: SELF PORTRAIT WITH EMPTY HOUSE Begins 2/12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2009

Axis Company will present an encore engagement of EAST 10TH STREET: SELF PORTRAIT WITH EMPTY HOUSE, a play by and about Downtown performance icon Edgar Oliver. Originally presented in November of 2008, this stark and enigmatic look at a life on the fringes of New York's Lower East Side was acclaimed by critics and embraced by record-breaking audiences at Axis. The production comes on the heels of what could be Oliver's breakthrough role in the upcoming film from Napoleon Dynamite's Jared Hess, Gentlemen Broncos, opposite Sam Rockwell as well as a national advertising campaign for mobile phones in Ireland that has also become a cult phenomenon. Directed by Randy Sharp, and presented on an Off-Broadway contract, performances of this limited engagement begin February 12. (more...)

New Edgar Oliver Play Opens For A Limited Encore Run 2/12-28New Edgar Oliver Play Opens For A Limited Encore Run 2/12-28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2009

EAST 10TH STREET: SELF PORTRAIT WITH EMPTY HOUSE a new play by and about downtown icon Edgar Oliver, hold encore performances 2/12-2/28. This look at a life on the fringes of New York's Lower East Side comes on the heels of what could be Oliver's breakthrough role in the upcoming film from Napoleon Dynamite's Jared Hess, Gentlemen Broncos, opposite Sam Rockwell as well as a national ad campaign for mobile phones in Ireland that has become a cult phenomenon. This limited run Off-Broadway engagement is directed by Randy Sharp at Axis Theater where it premiered to critical acclaim in November 2008. In EAST 10TH STREET: SELF PORTRAIT WITH EMPTY HOUSE, downtown theatre icon Edgar Oliver takes the audience on a macabre voyage through the strange rooms of the apartment house where he has lived since his first years in New York. Inhabiting the dark, mysterious halls of this East Village tenement building are a dwarf Cabalist, a possible Nazi, the landlord's former wet nurse who apparently lives in a nest of rags, and many others. This incredible cast of real life characters illuminates a sad, funny and uniquely New York story. (more...)

The RRazz Room Celebrates 30 Years of Lypsinka with THE PASSION OF THE CRAWFORD, 9/4-16The RRazz Room Celebrates 30 Years of Lypsinka with THE PASSION OF THE CRAWFORD, 9/4-16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2012

The RRazz Room, San Francisco's premier nightclub, will welcome back acclaimed entertainer Lypsinka for a special two-week engagement from September 4 to 16 to celebrate Lypsinka's 30th anniversary. She will recreate the widely popular show 'The Passion of the Crawford' - a fab fantasia about the refraction of celebrity and addiction to fame - for the first time in the Bay Area in more than five years. (more...)

Asolo Rep Extras Presents Lypsinka As Joan Crawdord 5/9Asolo Rep Extras Presents Lypsinka As Joan Crawdord 5/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2011

With uncanny precision and unforgettable pizzazz, John Epperson - also known as Lypsinka - pays homage to ultimate screen-queen Joan Crawford. Using the actress' own words, The Passion of the Crawford is a fantasia on the persona of this 20th Century cultural icon. Washington City Paper has called Lypsinka 'certifiably fabulous,' while the Los Angeles Times dubbed her 'a geyser of glamour!' Daily Variety raved: 'Watching a Lypsinka show is like channel-surfing in Heaven.' (more...)

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