Queen-to-King of Comedy
Transgender funnyman opens up about laughing at life
Ian Harvie is living proof that comedy and catharsis go hand in hand. Billed as the world's first female-to-male transgender comic, Harvie routinely uses his experiences with discovering gender identity as the basis of his stand-up act. The Alibi caught up with Harvie in advance of Laughter Links Us Together, the Albuquerque Pride comedy show, which he'll be starring in on Saturday, June 9, alongside his friend Jason Dudey and Southwest FunnyFest founder Dana Goldberg.
Richard K. Hogle
Tall entries, short plays at Fusion Theatre’s annual fest
Now poetically in its seventh year, The Seven is one of Fusion Theatre Company’s most popular recurring events. Every year, Fusion puts out a call for new short plays. This year it received 748 submissions. The seven winners from that large pool will have their shorts produced this weekend at The Cell.
Brennan Foster and Shawn Boyd play over 20 of Tuna, Texas', eccentric inhabitants from gun-clubbers to church ladies in a town where the Lion's Club is too liberal and Patsy Cline never dies.