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Smoke & Mirrors

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"Smoke & Mirrors,” Sasha Velour's first solo show, is a blend of drag, visual art, and magic. More…

Through 12 genre-busting lip-synch performances, Sasha Velour explores gender, fame, family, and the importance of dreaming big and living life over-the-top.  Featuring the music of Annie Lennox, Whitney Houston, Shirley Bassey, Judy Garland, Celine Dion, Sia, Nina Simone, Le Tigre and more.

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March 29th, 2019
"Velour, who is gender fluid and uses feminine pronouns when dressed as a Queen, pushes us to realize that the distinction between male and female, like past and present, good and evil, singular and plural, is a construct, restrictive for daily living but productive for artistic creation...It’s n...
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March 30th, 2019
"Velour’s piece is housed in a comfy proscenium with all the tech and design of an Off-Broadway show with ambitious stories to boot...Consistently thoughtful with some of the most gorgeous drag concepts I’ve seen – notwithstanding some superfluous padding, especially in the first act...Through wo...
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January 13th, 2019
for a previous production “Sasha is the real deal. Her commentary in between songs was funny, honest and revealing...Sometimes the queens on the show feel false to me...But I get none of this from Sasha, who is fierce and smart...The performances were...complicated and sometimes felt more like performance art than say, a ...
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for a previous production “This beautiful, incredible and inspiring show had so many layers. It was funny, quirky, mesmerizing, creative and absolutely stunning. There is truly nothing else like it in the world that combines theatre, art and drag so effortlessly. It’s a rare and special celebration of who Sasha Velour is ...
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