Its not easy to fill Joey Ariass shoes, but local drag queen Edie wasnt afraid to tryshe took over his role as Mistress of Sensuality in Cirque du Soleils Vegas show Zumanity. And she has found apparent success: Shes beginning her third year in the coveted role of the boozy, gender-bending dom, but not before returning to NYC for a two-night engagement, Edie Live! At the Engelman. This high-kickin queen (she started her career as a professional ballet dancer) offers her usual 60s go-go-girl charms while sharing backstage Cirque stories. What do you think happens when those flexible people wind up in a dressing room together?
Thu., Dec. 3, 7:30 p.m.; Fri., Dec. 4, 7:30 p.m., 2009