One man, 20 characters, musical comedy, dating apps, Krispy Kreme, 80s Physical and a blow-up doll seduction – pure entertainment
Showing at The Bakehouse theatre this March during Adelaide Fringe, it’s this summer’s hottest ticket – ‘Soft Butch Show Queen’. Starring established performance artist and emerging independent producer Mark J Wilson (Welcome to Woop Woop, Melbourne Theatre Company) who powerfully delivers. In an act that has smart character changes that allowed for slick transformations right before the audience’s eyes.
This one-man show is centered around an autobiographical character who’s looking for love, so he creates a dating app profile. While filling out his dating app profile, he confuses the section where it asks him to describe himself in 20 characters – to mean, 20 different actual characters. So, he goes through the process of transforming into these different personas, from his butch self, to eventually a big old show queen.
The production is hysterically entertaining, with perfect comedic timing, cartoon-like expressions and 100% performance physicality. It’s got Coogi jumpers that’d make Kath and Cal envious, and there’s a seduction of a blow-up pilot that’ll make your grandma both giggle and blush. It’s chock-full of 80s tunes musical comedy, with unexpected digs at Captain Cook, Krispy Kreme and Catfishing.
Soft Butch Show Queen opens on the 4th of March and runs for 6 nights. Bookings highly recommended.
|What: Soft Butch Show Queen
When: Monday 4th, Tuesday 5th, Wednesday 6th, Thursday 7th , Friday 8th, Saturday 9th, March, 7:30pm.
Where: The Bakehouse Theatre, 255 Angas Street, Adelaide
For Interviews: Mark J Wilson firstname.lastname@example.org, 0421 466 553.