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Posted on 29 Oct 2015 at 11:10pm

Friday 10.30 —Saturday 10.31


Charles Busch gets divine in the Arts District

Few performers are as peripatetic as Charles Busch: Actor, playwright and screenwriter, drag diva and song stylist. He brings most of these skills to bear in his one-man show An Evening with Charles Busch, where he transforms the Wyly Theatre into a West Village nightclub filled with music and stories. And you even get two chances to see him on Halloween (and early show and a later one).

Wyly Theatre,
2400 Flora St.
Friday at 8 p.m.
Saturday at 7 p.m. & 10 p.m.

Friday 10.30


MacArthur ‘Genius’ grant winner Kyle Abraham shares with Dallas his avant garde artistry

Choreographer Kyle Abraham received a MacArthur Foundation Grant — a “Genius” recipient — for his unique and daring contributions to dance, despite being still very young (he’s not even 40). TITAS presents that Dallas premiere of his Abraham.In.Motion troupe at CPH this Friday, offering local audiences their first peek at this soon-to-be-legendary artist.

City Performance Hall,
2520 Flora St.
8 p.m.

Friday 10.30 —Sunday 11.01


‘Kinky Boots’ rounds out its North Texas run in Fort Worth

Kinky Boots wowed Broadway audiences with its empowering tale of a drag performer who helps a struggling shoe manufacturer survive by designing stilettos for man-sized feet. The Tony Award winner, with a score by ally Cyndi Lauper, had a successful run earlier this year in Dallas, and returns to close out its 2015 tour performances in North Texas with shows this weekend at Fort Worth’s Bass Hall.

Bass Performance Hall
525 Commerce St., Fort Worth

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition October 30, 2015.

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