Flotilla DeBarge

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2013

    Bill de Blasio Met The Drag Queens Last Night

    Last night at the Cutting Room, Cynthia Nixon and Alan Cumming hosted a rousing event for mayoral wannabe Bill de Blasio, whose liberal stance and "We want our city back!" slogan have become pretty irresistible in the face of our Mary Poppins state. In fact, I appeared in a skit with Unitard's Nora ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2013

    Daniel Isengart's Book Launch Drew The Fabbies In Droves

    The reading/soiree for The Autobiography of Daniel J. Isengart--by the chichi singer--attracted the literati, as Daniel himself told me. The bash--at the Bartsch/Arias Tuesday night at Soho Grand--packed the room with people of substance, not the usual half-baked poseurs who often go to such things ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2012

    I'm In Drag In Cyndi Lauper's Memoir

    And there's a good reason for it. See, I was in drag in Cyndi Lauper's video! It was the one for her remake of "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun," done in 1994. The video was directed by Cyndi herself and was populated with all sorts of drag and transsexual stars (and me, who was put into a sparkly blue ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2012

    Lady Bunny Got Roasted Last Night! Here's What Went Down

    Did you smell deep-fried rabbit last night on West 42nd Street? Well, for her alleged 50th birthday, drag legend Lady Bunny got roasted by her Hot Mess costars, along with others (like little old me) at xl, and the fur flew so hard it made Roseanne's TV roast look like the Kennedy Center Honors! H ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2012

    I Was The Tin Man Last Night

    Playwrights Horizons was filled to capacity for The Night of 1000 Judys, a combo concert/comedy show benefiting the Ali Forney Center. Host Justin Sayre--who's sort of Oscar Wilde meets Whoopi Goldberg--was hilarious, with his offhand monologues about the need for Judy Garland worship (and any othe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2012

    Happy Birthday, Judy! Night of 1000 Judys' Final Cast List

    The late Judy Garland would have turned 90 yesterday, so Liza Minnelli sent out a message: "Today is a day for celebration. We celebrate the privilege of having had Mama touch all of our lives. She left us with so many feelings we never would have discovered about our self until she exquisitely tra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2012

    Touching Drag Tribute To Sade Pendavis Last Night

    When Sade Pendavis died earlier this year, the crying was as loud and soulful as her amazing singing always was. Last night at Therapy, Sade's drag cohorts put on a tribute performance by singing her hits and and telling stories about the colorful diva's quirky charm. Sherry Vine, Epiphany, Raven ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2008

    Voice Choice: Those Were the Days: Au Revoir, Restaurant Florent

    “Florent’s cheeseburgers are hands-down responsible for my spare tire, and I’m thankful for that . . . so is the society of chubby chasers!” says Murray Hill, one of the comedians performing at Those Were the Days: Au Revoir, Restaurant Florent. Hill will be joined by the Lady Bunny, Flotill ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    June 17, 2008


    A restaurant tribute, hold the nostalgia

  • Columns

    September 12, 2006
  • Columns

    March 28, 2006
  • NYC Life

    September 6, 2005

    Storm Front

    In the wake of Katrina, clubs step it up with benefit shows

  • NYC Life

    August 30, 2005

    Wigged Out

    Mike Albo is so totally awesome at the 20th Wigstock

  • Columns

    March 1, 2005
  • News

    November 19, 2002
  • Columns

    November 12, 2002
  • Columns

    August 27, 2002
  • Columns

    June 27, 2000
  • News

    February 8, 2000

    Show People

    Behind the Scenes With the Drama Queens