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.

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2008

    The Cockettes are Coming Back-ette at Ya!

    Sometimes I just want to run a press release, not because I'm lazy—well, not JUST because I'm lazy—but because it tells you all you need to know about the subject at hand, including lots of names upon names of esoteric people who mean so very much yet are best listed in the format of a release w ... More >>

  • 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