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June 18, 2010

CHAT BRIEFS DAILY - UPCOMING EVENTS - COMMENTS - REVIEWS

OPENING TONIGHT AT THE SF PLAYHOUSE -- A new and exciting version of the venerable "Fantasticks....

HOT BUZZ: Ellen DeGenerous sez: "I don't think anyone can replace Simon! She told 'Extra' - "I think we just have to find a new judge. I don't know that somebody has to be mean, but we'll see." Anyone have any Ideas who would make a good Judge on the Idol Show. Fans wanna know. 

COMING UP AT THE RRAZZ ROOM WILL BE THE HANDSOME AND TALENTED SAM HARRIS. HE OPENS ON JUNE 23. CHECK FOR OTHER DATES AT www.therazzroom.com.

GOING STRONG -- is The New Century" at the New Conservatory Theatre. "Startlingly original funny dialogue. You will double up with laughter."  Details: www.newconservatorytheatre.org.

Opening soon - The Hilarious "Young Frankenstein." Did you know that Cloris Leachman was in the movie? See it live at the Golden Gate Theatre.

Going, Going and soon gone. That will be "Wicked" that has enjoyed a long run at the Orpheum Theatre. Closes in September -- better get your tix soon. You'll wish that you had.

Speaking of "Young Frankenstein" -- REAF will be doing another benefit for AIDS and other Charities at the Club Fuguzi featuring the Çast of "Young Frankenstein". You'll get to see them up really close. These "One Night Only shows" are always a blast" -- so Blast off and enjoy yourself. Çall Club Fuguzi for more info.

"BLACKBIRD SINGING IN THE DEAD OF NIGHT. TAKE THESE BROKEN WINGS AND LEARN TO FLY...

ALL YOUR LIFE. YOU WERE ONLY WAITING FOR THE MOMENT TO ARISE." - Lennon/ McCartney


And that intro brings us to "Blackbird" a strange and fascinating musical evening performed by the magical Seth Eisen. The show depicts eccentric and inimitable gay performers from the 1030's to the present. Eisen makes use of puppetry, live performance - plus dance, music, video, song and storytelling. It's 20th Century Gay! Danny Kay, Klaus Momi and Sylvester are brought to life by Eisen in this exciting, imaginative evening at Mama Calizo's Voice Factory in SF. June 24 - thru July 10. More info: www.eyezen.org.  Tix - www.brownpapertickets.com/event/113247.

 BURN THE FLOOR kicks off Broadway San Jose, 20102011 season with winners and finalist of "So You Think You Can Dance"
Mary Murphy is scheduled to appear in the San Jose and San Diego engagements of "Burn", one of the most exciting dance shows that you'll ever see. When they say "Burn the Floor!" -- they mean it. The cast of dancers from all over the world are absolutely fabulous. I'm told that they drink about a hundred bottles of water at each show to replenish themselves. This show isn't just active - it's over-active. It surely a big stop above ballroom dancing. Burn the Floor" rns from Sept. 21- thru Sept. 26. Tix: www.broadwaysanjose.com. On sale August 8th.  

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 --Lee Hartgrave

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