MargOH! Channing Makes FringePVD Debut With HUNG
New York Cabaret Star MargOH! Channing debuts her twisted drunken romp in the
2018 FRINGEPVD: The Providence Fringe Festival at the Waterfire Arts Center
475 Valley St, Providence, RI 02908 July 31 8:30PM and August 2 7PM.
MargOH! Channing is HUNG every morning! Come experience what it's like for her while she tells stories of fun, frolic, regret and fables from forgotten evenings of power drinking. We've all been there! Looking through the morning after Bloody Mary and wondering...what about last night? Come get HUNGover with MargOH! So you'll have tales to tell through booze, laughter and song in her all new show MargOH! Channing is HUNG.
Musical Direction by Yasuhiko Fukuoka
MargOH! Channing, the daughter of a poor fishmonger from Bangor, Maine has been entertaining audiences (including sailors) since she was six years old. Her career spans more than five decades and includes turns as a Russ Meyer player in such films as Common Law Cabin. Ms. Channing is also credited as being "The world's most decorated extra" appearing in some 1,603 films as of press time, including a stint as Shelly Winters body double in The Poseidon Adventure. After spending years in Bangkok, Thailand where she ran a 25 seat cabaret, bordello, escort service. She is now living back in New York City and has quickly become a premiere cabaret artist described as "The boozy chanteuse". We recently contacted Ms.Channing by phone and asked if she was excited about coming to Providence? She replied "I am so thrilled to be part of the FringePVD . I'll be serving fermented realness, isn't what that the kids are calling it these days? So drop by and let's have a ball". She sounds, well fabulous! Let's all go see HUNG...See ya at the party kids!
MargOH! Channing, two time MAC (Manhattan Association of Cabaret and Clubs) Award Nominee is a writer, comedian and performance artist from Providence, Rhode Island where she performed award winning Judy Garland and Liza Minnelli tribute shows. Now focusing on theater and cabaret in New York, MargOH! premiered her new work MargOH! Channing is Tipsy to rave reviews at Dixon Place in 2012, and made her London debut at the Phoenix Artists Club. Ms. Channing also performed Tipsy at the Laurie Beechman Theater produced by Spincycle. MargOH! also co-produced Skanks in Pearls for the 2012 HOT Festival with her gayiance MAN-ee Champagne. Ms. Channing made her 54 Below debut in 2013 as part of a celebration of music by Brian Feinstein and Chris Fenwick. MargOH! has also collaborated with Broadway star and singer/songwriter Nellie McKay and Randy Jones of The Village People. MargOH! and her partner MAN-ee Champagne performed in the 2014 Edinburgh Fringe Festival and received critical acclaim for their show Tipsy. In 2015 MargOH! headlined the 24th annual LGBTQ HOT Festival at Dixon Place with her play For the Love of Judy. Critics described it as "Bold and brave" and "BT Shea's For the Love of Judy is clever, dark and takes us to places we may not want to go but delivers a light punch, go see this play"- Curve Magazine ... MargOH! is currently working on new shows for upcoming Fringe Festivals as well as a Christmas show at NYC downtown hotspot Pangea. See ya at the party kids!
Yasuhiko Fukuoka is a versatile pianist and in-demand composer who is recognized both onstage and off for his virtuosic talents. His emotional, story-driven music has captivated audiences throughout the world. His works have appeared at prestigious venues from Lincoln Center to Festival de Cannes, spanning many genres of music from orchestral to electronica.
His credits include TV, film, theater, industrial videos, and concert pieces. They have been played in North America, Central America, Europe and Asia. He has performed at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center, Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, Birdland, Steinway Hall, Berklee Performance Center and many other venues. Fukuoka was recently honored with a 2016 student Academy Award for original composition for Yvonne Ng's film 'Cloud-Kumo'.
FRINGEPVD: The Providence Fringe Festival was started in 2014 and is open to anyone who wants to produce their own show. For some artists, it's a once-a-year opportunity to create a show; for others it can be an opportunity to try something new. Audiences are encouraged to take full advantage of the variety of performing & visual artists participating in the fringe. Attend performances that you wouldn't normally attend, see things you wouldn't otherwise see. ?Keep an open mind, and have fun. FRINGEPVD: The Providence Fringe Festival is presented by The Wilbury Theatre Group, ?in collaboration with WaterFire Providence. fringepvd.org
Show: MargOH! Channing is HUNG
Date: July 31 8:30PM and August 2 7PM
Venue: Waterfire Arts Center
Address: 475 Valley St, Providence, RI 02908