Best Bets • 08.24.12

Posted on 23 Aug 2012 at 11:10pm

Producers2Friday 08.24

Opening night of ‘The Producers’
It’s the biggest show Uptown Players has
attempted — a mega-musical about the making of the worst musical of all time. The Mel Brooks show has a catchy, very gay score (drag anyone? a showstopper called “Keep It Gay”? Oh, yeah) and a dreamed-for cast including manic B.J. Cleveland as crazed producer Max Bialystock.

DEETS:
Kalita Humphreys Theater
3636 Turtle Creek Blvd.
Aug. 24–Sept. 15.
UptownPlayers.org.

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Sunday 08.26

Roar like the ’20s for AIN party
You think you know how to party? Ya got nuthin’ on the Roaring Twenties — just read The Great Gatsby. Better yet, attend a benefit for AIDS Interfaith
Network themed after the Jazz Age classic. Come dressed like a hep cat ready to Charleston your sox off with complimentary booze and bites and entertainment by Hunter Sullivan.

DEETS:
Home of Faye C. Briggs
5950 Desco Drive.
4–7 p.m. $75.
AINGreatGatsby.com.

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Thursday 08.30

Sharon Needles back for Nightmare
It was just this past June when Drag Race winner Sharon Needles made her Dallas debut, and the shock queen is already back, welcoming in the Labor Day weekend early with A Nightmare on Elm Street at It’ll Do Dancing Club, with music from DJ Red Eye and DJ Ronnie Bruno.

DEETS:
It’ll Do Dancing Club
4322 Elm St.
11 p.m. $15 cover.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition August 24, 2012.

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