Inferno A-Go-Go
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Inferno A-Go-Go NYC Reviews and Tickets

75%
(15 Reviews)
Positive
66%
Mixed
27%
Negative
7%
Members say
Quirky, Entertaining, Funny, Hilarious, Ambitious

About the Show

'RuPaul's Drag Race' star BenDeLaCreme debuts her latest solo show, a highly theatrical blend of burlesque, comedy, performance art, and music loosely inspired by Dante’s 'Inferno.'

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Member Reviews (15)

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273 Reviews | 473 Followers
86
Entertaining, Hilarious, Delightful, Quirky

See it if you've seen DeLa in past shows or on Drag Race and want to be entertained.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy fabulous costume changes or are looking for a play-this is more performance art meets one woman show.

193 Reviews | 48 Followers
74
Disappointing, Great writing, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Epic

See it if you want to see an intelligent drag show. If you like satanic. If you are a a fan of Ru Paul's Drag Race.

Don't see it if if you are expecting a lip sync extravaganza. Read more

182 Reviews | 31 Followers
70
Entertaining, Funny, Quirky

See it if You like drag queen cabaret show

Don't see it if You're expecting a theatrical extravaganza

153 Reviews | 43 Followers
75
Delightful, Cliched, Ambitious, Funny, Raunchy

See it if you want to enjoy an entertaining, drag-light show in the wonderful Laurie Beechman Theater. Great drinks and food.

Don't see it if you are easily offended about jokes on religion and sexuality, are looking for a super raunchy or kitschy drag show (still entertaining tho)

144 Reviews | 50 Followers
80
Entertaining, Funny, Original

See it if you have ever heard of Dante's Inferno and love to be entertained.

Don't see it if you are afraid of sequins.

JR
127 Reviews | 22 Followers
88
Clever, Intelligent, Quirky

See it if you are looking for something different & unique. This is drag comedy with an intelligent edge.

Don't see it if you don't like drag, hate puppets or are indifferent to clever wordplay.

76 Reviews | 25 Followers
98
Entertaining, Great acting, Great writing, Hilarious, Quirky

See it if A fan of Drag Race and want to know what it's like to see an all star of a queen perform before your very eyes

Don't see it if Just go, it's fun and even educational too

66 Reviews | 13 Followers
67
Funny, Also bored at times

See it if You want some laughs but nothing special.

Don't see it if You are sensitive to certain topics and be aware it is a dinner club with a $20/person minimum

Critic Reviews (15)

BroadwayWorld
June 1st, 2018

"'Inferno' was incredibly well-paced, transitioning from circle to circle and keeping the story moving. But with as many themes as she explored, including racism, homophobia and gentrification, the concepts sometimes flew by nearly as quickly as the jokes. That's less of a critique and more of a true-blue desire to see what DeLa could do building a show around just one or two of the evening's concepts, considering that stunning pathos she brought to a harpy puppet."
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Front Mezz Junkies
May 24th, 2018

“This beautifully coifed guide, with costumes by Helman, who takes through the Inferno of Dante’s creation couldn’t have been more hilarious. Throwing pun after pun, with a whip sharp razor bluntness of a pro, BenDeLaCreme offers us one of the most drag-olicious descent...The music is wildly inappropriate and perfect...Religion has never been funnier, and this introduction to this brainy drag queen was pure hellacious, heavenly, quick-smart, and inventive.”
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Diandra Reviews it All
June 5th, 2018

“Did not disappoint, but, instead, raised the bar of thoughtfulness you would find in a drag show...Pace, plotted, and, despite some film glitches, perfectly allotted with visuals, I was super impressed...BenDeLaCreme was so precise, energetic, patience, and aware of her audience and message...The most moral drag show I have ever seen. Actually...the most moral shows I have seen...As heartfelt as it is humorous, but always honest.”
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Drama Queen NYC
June 2nd, 2018

"Truly unique, not just in drag performance, but in theatre as a whole...She includes the goofy song parodies and wisecracking comedy so common in drag. However, she’s after something far more sophisticated – her seductive strangeness creeps up on you... More profound than the most chin-strokingly serious straight play, while rarely being less than belly-laugh hilarious...New, fascinating and intensely intelligent...A show that’s equal parts cheeky fun and insightful art, no small feat.”
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T
May 30th, 2018

"DeLa brings her trademark spark and wit to the stage, and even more confidence and polish as a seasoned performer...This play has a phenomenally strong dramaturgical backbone, and the layers of campy wit layered over it create a fully fleshed, insanely fun expedition. Amid clever musical covers, tongue-in-cheek video projection...there is a tremendous amount of heart poured into every moment...The balance struck between tugging on heartstrings and ticking funny bones is sheer perfection."
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TheaterScene.com
June 5th, 2018

“Hell on wheels...that blasts the fun right ‘atcha and leaves you thoroughly satiated in its wake but still wanting more...Between the musical numbers, the multiple live characters, the costume changes, the puppets, the characters she plays on the screen, and her flawlessly timed interactions with her prerecorded selves...the show appears to be sublimely effortless. DeLa is without a doubt a smart, funny, vivacious, sultry, devilishly playful, and remarkably talented."
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Time Out New York
August 5th, 2016
For a previous production

"Writer-performer and 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Miss Congeniality winner BenDeLaCreme takes audiences to hell and back in this multimedia riff on Dante's 'Inferno.' Literate, charming and sincere in its silliness, the show is a diverting mix of comedy, song parodies, puppetry and amusing homemade videos."
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Theatermania
August 2nd, 2016
For a previous production

"Ben's commitment to character is total...The roles look and sound so radically different, how could this not be the work of several actors? But no, it's all Ben…This is something closer to an experimental performance piece that gleefully infuses modern sensibilities with vaudevillian form...BenDeLaCreme is the consummate showgirl and 'Inferno A-Go-Go' is a must-see…Ben is helping to redefine what cabaret can be: an intoxicating cocktail of high, low, topical, and timeless."
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