Varla Jean Merman

  • Theater

    May 25, 2011

    Lucky Guy--an Old Story Tries Putting on the Glitz

    Willard Beckham's country musical shops secondhand

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2011

    Lucky Guy: My Plucky Review!

    ​Willard Beckham's off-Broadway musical Lucky Guy is set in a time before country music got all sexy and accessible--back when it it was about big hair, deep-fried twangs, and overemphatic two-stepping. I.e., it's pre-Shania Twain. But the biz was apparently just as cutthroat as now because ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2011

    Varla Jean Merman: Exclusive Interview!

    ​ Varla Jean Merman is a lucky guy -- I mean Varla Jean Merman is starring in Lucky Guy. It's an old-style camp musical with Varla and Leslie Jordan (above), dealing with people who put the trash back in Nashville dreams. Varla, by the way, is the drag character of Jeffrey Roberson, who kin ... More >>