A ROMP AROUND URANUS with Special Agent Galactica Set for Stonewall Inn
During your adventure you will find yourself journeying through Earth's songbook as Galactica relates stories of her career ranging from the Bible to Thomas Beckett, a hippie Rock Festival to an order of singing nuns sworn to silence, while simultaneously bringing a unique and, at times, amusing, interpretations to an eclectic mix of songs ranging from Burlesque to Beyoncé, Groucho Marx to David Bowie, as well as a few original song written by Galactica's Earth manager, Jeffrey Johnson.
Jeffrey Johnson, known for his acclaimed Feinstein/54 Below appearances as Edie Beale in Edie Beale LIVE at Reno Sweeney is thrilled to bring his cosmic creation, Special Agent Galactica, to the legendary Stonewall Inn. Special Agent Galactica, "an assassin of the multiverse-traveling both space and time," will beam into Stonewall along with her crew, Captain Satellite, "the being who tops Most Wanted lists across numerous multi-universal subsets," and her spaceship, the Timeship Aurora, voiced by The B-52's front man, Fred Schneider.
IF YOU GO:
A ROMP AROUND URANUS with Special Agent Galactica
WHERE: Stonewall Inn
WHEN: Sunday, February 12th, 2017 7:30PM. Doors open 7PM
PRICE: $15 general admission, $10 for MAC/AEA members, plus 2 drinks min. for all
TICKETS: at rompuranus.bpt.me or at the door.
ABOUT THE ARTIST:
Jeffrey Johnson was the Artistic Director of Washington DC's LGBT Theatre Company, Ganymede Arts, from 2003-2011. In addition to his successful staging of numerous productions in make-shift locations specific to each show Jeffrey also created the Ganymede Arts LGBT Fall Arts Festival, a one-of-a-kind 10 day annual event that included the participation of over 100 LGBT artist from all genres of the arts and featured performances by such international icons as: Academy Award nominee, Karen Black; Tony-nominated, Justin VivIan Bond; Warhol Superstar, Holly Woodlawn; and Tony-nominated, Charles Busch with Julie Halston. Since closing the company in 2011, Mr. Johnson's focus has been on brushing off his musical background through a character he created during his tenure as artistic director, Special Agent Galactica. Galactica enjoyed hosting a Jazz Happy Hour Variety Show twice a month for two years before joining forces with Peter Fields in 2013. For the past three years, the duo regularly take their act to such hot spots in NYC as The Duplex and Don't Tell Mama as well as various locations in and around the Washington Metro area. Jeffrey is also well known for his creating the role of Edie Beale in Edie Beale LIVE at Reno Sweeney, a recreation of the Grey Gardens star's infamous seven-night nightclub act in 1978. He has performed Edie numerous times at the prestigious Feinstein's/54 Below in NYC, as well as making appearances at Joe's Pub, and The Laurie Beechman Theatre. He also has played The Rrazz Room in both San Francisco and New Hope, PA, the Show at Barre in Los Angeles, and The Richmond Triangle Players in Richmond, VA.