Poz Paradise – a review

Poz Paradise – a review

Poz Paradise is a new, Dutch play created by Daniel Cohen with support of the Dutch HIV Association. It tells the story of people living with hiv in modern times. The writer explained, that this play is a reaction towards well-known plays like Normal Heart and Angels in America. These plays focus on the crisis of the early Aids epidemic in the 1980’s. Poz Paradise shows the lives of long-term survivors of people with hiv….

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A Drag Night to Remember on April 1st Drag extraganza in famous comedy theater

A Drag Night to Remember on April 1st Drag extraganza in famous comedy theater

On Easter Day, April 1st, the popular gay bar Queers is organizing a spectacular drag show. They put together a show with more than 20 Drag Queens, appropriately named ‘A Drag Night to Remember’.  That is too much glamour to put on their own, small stage. So they put this show together in the famous comedy theatre next door, called De Kleine Komedie. The show is presented by the well known Dutch comedian Richard Groenendijk,…

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POZ PARADISE: crowdfunding a new play

POZ PARADISE: crowdfunding a new play

This year the World Aids Conference takes place in Amsterdam. A group of artists wants to put on a new play called POZ PARADISE. It is written and directed by Daniel Cohen. With this play he wants to show how we came through the Aids crises and how different generations deal with it. But to put this play on the stage the makers need your support. That’s why they started a crowdfunding campaign. Poz Paradise,…

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Lellebel the Musical – three extra shows in January

Lellebel the Musical – three extra shows in January

Lellebel the Musical is the special show put on because of the 20th anniversary of the famous drag show bar Lellebel. It premiered in October in Amsterdam and toured in several other Dutch cities. And now three extra shows have been put on in January. Extra show at the Polanen theatre The extra shows will be put on in the Polanen theatre. This is a great, intimate neighourhood theater in the western Amsterdam area called…

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Kathy Griffin telling it all – a review Or how to deal with Trump and the media

Kathy  Griffin telling it all – a review Or how to deal with Trump and the media

Kathy Griffin was for the first time in Amsterdam. She is on a world tour after she was ostracized in her own country. Her world tour is a way for her to earn a living, but most of all to tell her international fans what happened to her after the Trump election. Kathy Griffin has always been een outspoken comedian and also an outspoken fighter for LGBTQI rights. In May 2017 she caused a furore…

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