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Jingle All The Gay 2022 @ The Oddfellows Building

Cheery and queery 🔔

The bright and energetic cast of Jingle All the Gay, including Kitten N' Lou * Cherdonna Shinatra * ilvs strauss * Markeith Wiley * Woody Shticks * Lola Van Ella * RedBone * Jeez Loueez * Tito Bonito * Montez Jenkins Copeland * Kylie Mooncakes

December 2 – 18

If your holidays under those heavy Seattle clouds need a bit of cheering and queering up, Kitten LaRue and Lou Henry Hoover would love to invite you to their cozy home, nicely located onstage at the Oddfellows Building’s West Hall. The married pair, known collectively as Kitten N’ Lou, are “The World’s Show-Busiest Couple,” members of the Atomic Bombshells, holders of multiple Burlesque Hall of Fame trophies, and have been producing this show in one version or another for over a decade. And this is your last chance to indulge in their heartwarming, heartweirding shenanigans, as this is advertised as its final run.

Jingle is a sweet and funny night of burlesque, drag, dance, comedy, community, and whatever’s been in the news and on the radio over the past 12 months. Kitten N’ Lou are throwing a Christmas party in and around their wintry home and it’s high time to check in with a Pee-wee’s Playhouse-esque gang of family and friends, including performers well-known to locals (Markeith Wiley, Woody Shticks), from out of town (Jeez Loueez, Tito Bonito), and seemingly from Mars (Cherdonna Shinatra, whose chaos version of “Winter Wonderland” is my absolute favorite). Plus, a few Christmas ghosts, the bisexual Angel We Have Heard Is High (RedBone), and a visit from one very chill and progressive Jesus (ilvs strauss).

There are only 15 live performances in this run, so order a holly jolly drink from the Tin Table one door down then grab a seat, be merry, and be gay for one last go-round with this eccentric ensemble.

📸: Courtesy Kitten N' Lou

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Marcus Gorman is a Seattle-based playwright and film programmer. He once raised money for a synagogue by marathoning 15 Adam Sandler movies in one weekend. You can find him on Instagram and Twitter @marcus_gorman.

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