NEWS RELEASE — MISS BARBIE Q IN “RUMOR HAS IT I’M NOT THE MARRYING KIND …” — ONE PERFORMANCE ONLY AT HOLLYWOOD FRINGE FESTIVAL — FRIDAY 6/26 at 8PM
NOW THAT IT’S LEGAL FOR GAYS TO GET MARRIED
MISS BARBIE Q IS ELATED … OR IS SHE?
MISS BARBIE Q
RUMOR HAS IT I’M NOT
THE MARRYING KIND …
WRITTEN BY NATHAN BEASON
DIRECTED BY JIM FALL
ONE PERFORMANCE ONLY
2015 HOLLYWOOD FRINGE FESTIVAL
FRIDAY, JUNE 26 AT 8PM
THE OTHER SPACE AT THE ACTORS COMPANY
ADMISSION IS FREE!
Now that it is legal for gays to get married, Miss Barbie Q is elated! Or is she? As she ponders the joys of marriage, she begins to wonder if she has what it takes to even be proposed to, let alone marriage. Follow her on her journey as she dives into what makes a marriage and what factors she possesses. Rumor Has It I’m Not The Marrying Kind … comes to the 2015 Hollywood Fringe Festival for one performance only on Friday, June 26 at 8pm, and admission is free. Running time is one hour.
Miss Barbie Q (transformer/writer/entertainer) was voted one of 2011’s Hot 25 (Frontiers LA) and 2012’s Best Downtown Personality by WehoConfidential.com. She can be heard Mondays at 7pm on the LGBTQI newsmagazine IMRU on public radio 90.7 KPFK. Recently Miss Barbie Q appeared in the music video “Girl Gotta Gun” by the German based band Tokio Motel, worked on the Amazon hit “Transparent,” appeared in the TV pilot “The Call,” and in the talk show pilot “1 Gay, 5 Queens.” She has worked with Lady Gaga, Margaret Cho, Kristina Wong, Zachary Drucker, Rhys Ernst, Jonny McGovern, Phyllis Navidad, Shokra, Wendy Ho, Critter Control, Mario Diaz, Peter Zias, Jose Promis, Jackie Beat, Raja, Venus Delite, Shangela, Kelly Mantle, Austin Young, Tammie Brown, Purple Crush, DJ Josh Peace, DJ Sol, Busdriver, and Jack Plotnick. Television credits include the drama “Get Thee Behind Me,” a segment on Tosh.0, and an episode of “The Cho Show.” Film credits include “Bruno and Earlene Go To Vegas,” “Leave It on the Floor,” and “Hollywood Ja’Taime.” Miss Barbie Q’s first solo show Rumor Has It… premiered as part of the 2013 Highways Behold Series and One City One Pride: West Hollywood Queer Arts Festival. Following the premiere of Rumor Has It I’m Not The Marrying Kind …, Miss Barbie Q will continue working on music, directing, writing, performances, vocals, and looking to develop and produce more performance art from her personal experiences.
This event (produced by Casey Kringlen/Queer Classics) is presented as part of the City of West Hollywood’s One City One Pride LGBTQ Arts Festival which this year celebrates the 30th Anniversary of Cityhood with the theme ‘WeHo@30, Life@30.’ Events take place from Harvey Milk Day, May 22, to the end of June with a special full day of theatre in Plummer Park on June 27. For more info and to see a full roster of events visit www.weho.org/pride.
The Hollywood Fringe Festival is an annual, open-access, community-derived event celebrating freedom of expression and collaboration in the performing arts community. Each June during the Hollywood Fringe, the arts infiltrate the Hollywood neighborhood: fully equipped theatres, parks, clubs, churches, restaurants, and other unexpected places host hundreds of productions by local, national, and international arts companies and independent performers.
Tickets for Miss Barbie Q—Rumor Has It I’m Not The Marrying Kind … on Friday, June 26 at 8pm are free but reservations are suggested at http://hff15.org/2348. The Other Space at the Actors Company is located at 916 N. Formosa Avenue in Los Angeles, 90036. Street and lot parking are available.
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Photo courtesy of Queer Classics/Ken Werther Publicity