RuPaul's Drag Race Favorite Pandora Boxx & Here TV's Sherry Vine are on the prowl this holiday season.
December 12 & 17 at The Laurie Beechman Theater
PANDORA BOXX, a favorite contestant from RuPaul's Drag Race, joins forces with HERE TV and YouTube sensation SHERRY VINE for the premiere of A VERY COUGAR CHRISTMAS. This new holiday comedy runs for 4 perfomances only -- Thursday, Dec 12 at 7pm & 8:30pm and Tuesday, Dec. 17 at 7pm & 10:30pm -- at The Laurie Beechman Theater (inside West Bank Cafe at 407 West 42nd Street -at Ninth Avenue, accessible from the A,C,E,N,R,V,F,1,2,3 trains at 42nd Street). Tickets are $22 plus a $15 food/drink minimum. VIP Tickets for $40, which include preferred seating and a post-show meet-and-greet are also available. To purchase tickets, call 212-352-3101 or visit www.SpinCycleNYC.com.
A VERY COUGAR CHRISTMAS is a hilarious holiday ho down starring legally blonde drag vixens Pandora Boxx & Sherry Vine. Utilizing their strengths in parody, stand-up comedy and character acting, these 2 "ladies" will jingle your bells and make your holidays gay! This show will include parodies of classic Christmas carols, saucy Santa jokes, and Sherry's famous homage to Hanukkah.
PANDORA BOXX gained international acclaim after appearing on the second season of RuPaul’s Drag Race. Despite not winning, Pandora proved to be the breakout star and was named by Entertainment Weekly as "America’s Next Drag Superstar.” Her popularity led to a gig as a drag professor on the spin-off show RuPaul’s Drag U, for which Pandora was voted MVP twice by fans, and a controversial stint of RuPaul's Drag Race All-Stars. Pandora is the creator, writer and star of the public access/Internet show The GAY (means happy) SHOW! Her credits run the gamut of media, including stage (Steel Magnolias in the role of Annelle), screen (A Voice from the Lantern in the role of Marvelous Marvin) and television (VH1's drag documentary Boys Will Be Girls), as well as having work featured in film festivals including ImageOut Gay & Lesbian Film Festival and Berkeley Film and Video Festival (receiving two honorable mentions). Pandora also produced, starred in and wrote the hit play “The Lipstick Massacre," which played at the prestigious Geva Theatre Center in her hometown of Rochester, New York. Pandora hosted the all-drag-queen comedy show One-Night Stand-Up: Dragtastic NYC on Logo; starred in her own GLAAD award winning Absolut commercials; opened for Leann Rimes and Chely Wright; appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (NBC), Jeffrey & Cole Casserole (Logo), The Soup (Comedy Central) and NBC’s Are You There, Chelsea? In 2011, Pandora added recording artist to the list releasing the song Cooter!, which reached 56 on he iTunes dance chart. Following up on that success Pandora released the single Nice Car! in October 2012. Currently, Pandora is a writer for the Gay Voices section of the Huffington Post as well as writing TV recaps on NewNowNext.com. For more information on Pandora log on to www.pandoraboxx.com or check Pandora on Facebook: www.facebook.com/thepandoraboxx or Twitter: @ThePandoraBoxx.
SHERRY VINE is a YouTube sensation who has starred in acclaimed parody videos of sogs by the likes of Madonna, Lady Gaga, Britney Spears and Katy Perry. She is also the star of the variety show "She's Living for This" on Here TV. As a legit actress has starred in the smash theatrical productions of The Bad Weed '73 (in NYC, LA and Provincetown), e.s.p. - Eyes of a Supermodel Psychic ("the underground hit of the season" - NY Times), The Final Feast of Lucrezia Borgia ("Move over gals, NYC has a serious stage diva in Sherry Vine" - Paper Magazine), Kitty Killer, Charlie! (with Justin Bond), the off-Broadway transfer of Tell-Tale at the Cherry Lane Theatre ("Almost impossible not to have a good time" - NY Times), Doll (with Candis Cayne) and an adaptation of Stephen King's Carrie. All shows were produced by Theatre Couture, of which Sherry is co-Artistic Director with Joshua Rosenzweig and Erik Jackson. Sherry can be seen in the films Charlie, Francesca Page, Wigstock, Stonewall, Scream,Teen,Scream ("the best comedic performance of the year" - LA Weekly), The RuPaul Christmas Special, Mutti The Movie, Raspberry Reich, The Charmed Life, Squeezebox The Movie and Mr. & Mrs. Porebski (co written with Marec Porebski). In 1999, Sherry teamed up with the legendary Joey Arias to create StarLust, a spectacular cabaret that premiered in Berlin and then played in Manchester, Sydney, LA, NYC, Las Vegas, Budapest, Vienna and all over Germany. In 2002, they were invited to premiere their new extravaganza, SINsation, in Sydney for The Mardi Gras Festival and then took the show to Berlin. Since then SINsation has been seen in Helsinki, Estonia, LA, Boston, San Francisco, Miami, Alaska, Seattle and Montreal. They ended their trilogy with The Greatest Hits in Berlin. Sherry premiered her first solo cabaret show, The Way of Love, at B.K.A. Theatre in Berlin in 2003 and followed this with Funkalicious Fantasy at Big Eden. Sherry was voted Entertainer of the Year by her peers and honored with the first Glammy Award as well as HX Drag Queen of the Year in 2007. For more info visit www.sherryvine.com.