Posts from 2003

in 1994, b.d. wong, who had appeared in a benefit production of elegies for angels, punks and raging queens in los angeles, called to ask if janet hood and i would like to write a christmas song for him to record for a c.d. to benefit broadway cares/equity fights aids … b.d. had appeared in the original production of la cage aux folles with my friend bob brubach, who died in 1987 on christmas day … though bob was not a drag queen, he had a great appreciation for their talents and so this was written for him … happy holidays!

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posted by admin on December 1, 2003, at 1:00 am | filed under poetry | 4 Comments »

i’ll be spending the month in los angeles directing pageant … because it’s a low-budget production, i’ll be staying with different friends, something i did a lot of in my very itinerant life in the 70’s … then at the end of that decade i met and moved in with bruce and have been shockingly “settled” since … this was written in the early 80’s

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posted by admin on November 1, 2003, at 1:00 am | filed under poetry | no comments »

side show opened on broadway six years ago this month … this is a poem i wrote for the company of the workshop a year earlier … but it pretty well captures the joy of both experiences …

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posted by admin on October 2, 2003, at 1:00 am | filed under poetry, side show | no comments »

Bill Russell will direct the upcoming LA premiere of Pageant at the Hudson Theatre in Santa Monica, CA.

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posted by Rix on October 2, 2003, at 1:00 am | filed under pageant, productions | no comments »

i’ve been able to support myself without temping for several years (knock wood) … but i was a really famous word processor in big law firms for many years … while i was grateful for the income and flexibility, there are few feelings as deadly as reporting to an office when it’s the last place you want to be … so for labor day and bruce, who has a good job but still doesn’t always feel like going there, here’s a poem for september

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posted by admin on September 1, 2003, at 1:00 am | filed under poetry | no comments »