Brandon Olson

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2012

    What Does Death Consist Of? A New Show Says It's A Bad Cabaret Song!

    Death is usually represented as a trip into a darkening tunnel or a flight to heaven on the back of a gothic angel. It's usually made to seem way more appealing than it really is. But an inventively designed show called The Etiquette of Death at La MaMa presents a much more harrowing vision of wha ... More >>

  • Theater

    December 28, 2011

    Hypnotik: The Seer Will Doctor You Now: Mixed Signals

    A new play about a charismatic clairvoyant comes in a little fuzzy

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2011

    Flawless Sabrina Gets a Tribute

    My Comrade​Venerable drag star Flawless Sabrina will be honored at Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art on the 15th, starting with a 530 PM screening of The Queen--the pioneering 1968 drag beauty pageant documentary in which Sabrina MCd the contest--and moving on to various readings and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2009

    A Musical About Holly Woodlawn

    ​It's coming to an off-Broadway theater near you, mamacita. I hear the show has been authorized by the campily funny Andy Warhol superstar herself, and it will be co-written by Penny Rockwell (Sam's mother) and will costar downtown favorite Brandon Olson as fellow drag icon Jackie Curtis.

  • Voice Choices

    March 11, 2008


    But is it his nose that will grow?

  • NYC Life

    July 25, 2006

    Cat Scratch Fever

    Bitchy doormen, '70s porn, and the paragraph that turned Fly Life gay

  • Columns

    August 23, 2005
  • Theater

    July 5, 2005

    Queer Planet

    Two summer fests take a global perspective on LGBT lives

  • Theater

    July 24, 2001