Drag legend brings iconic, critically acclaimed tribute to seminal vocalist Billie Holiday back to NYC.
Wednesday, April 24 at The Laurie Beechman Theater

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"Arias has Holiday's scratchy voice and slinky behind-the-beat jazz phrasing down cold." -- The New York Times

"This is not a drag performer executing pastiche, but rather an artist serious about music with the talent to offer a full-blooded show." -- BroadwayWorld

"The shock is not in the imitation of Holiday's sound but in the intensity of Mr. Arias' feeling." -- The New Yorker

Drag legend JOEY ARIAS channels trailblazing vocalist BILLIE HOLIDAY in his critically acclaimed show STRANGE FRUIT This iconic live tribute performance runs Wednesday, April 24 at 7pm 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 $23 for general admission or $45 for VIP tickets which include reserved seating and a meet-and-greet. There is also a $20 food/drink minimum at all performances at this venue. To purchase tickets call 212-352-3101 or visit

JOEY ARIAS is a multi-talented artist based in New York City, known for work as a performance artist, cabaret singer, drag artist, published author, comedian, stage persona and cult-movie star. Some of Joey's many career highlights include Strange Fruit at the Astor Theater on Lafayette Street, originating the Mistress of Seduction in Cirque du Soleil's Zumanity at the New York-New York Hotel & Casino, and Arias with a Twist in collaboration with puppeteer Basil Twist at HERE Arts Center and Abrons Arts Center. Film credits include Big Top Pee-Wee; Mondo New York; Elvira, Mistress of the Dark; Flawless; To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar; and Wigstock: The Movie.