No Empty Chairs at this "Drag Miserables"

And now for something completely different. On February 8, 9, and 10, 2016, at Club Café’s Napoleon Room in Boston, Heart & Dagger Productions presented its first drag musical, “Drag Miserables,” an adaptation and reinterpretation of the classic musical Les Miserables.  Featuring a cast of Heart & Dagger Productions regular performers, the musical treat was a rousing sing-along for the audience. The treat was in saying many stage performers showcase their singing chops, in a gender-swapped borrowing of Victor Hugo’s epic story of one man’s journey from prison to salvation. Directed by Joey C. Pelletier (with narrations also by him) and musically directed by James Sims, the evening was a delightful mix of camp and confidence. 

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Imaginary Beasts' "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" Gives Heart

Imaginary Beasts' "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" Gives Heart

“It’s time, it’s time; bring on the Pantomime.”  With this first (and now familiar) rhyme, we are introduced to another year’s imaginary beasts Winter Panto.  This year, we are treated to The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, as told by the expert cast, lead by Director and Playwright Matthew Woods.  Though the production is not quite as fulfilling and neat as last year’s Kerplop! The Tale of the Frog Prince, this original production is an enjoyable treat for the whole family to experience L. Frank Baum’s world of friends, adventures, dreams, and finding yourself.

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