RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 7 contender Mrs. Kasha Davis makes her New York City debut
April 21 & May 12 at The Laurie Beechman Theatre
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Current RuPaul’s Drag Race contestant MRS. KASHA DAVIS will make her New York City debut with the premiere of THERE’S ALWAYS TIME FOR A COCKTAIL. It is written by Edward Popil and directed by Ralph Meranti with musical direction by Josh D. Smith. Performances are Tuesdays April 21 & May 12 at 7pm at The Laurie Beechman Theatre (inside West Bank Cafe at 407 West 42nd Street — at Ninth Avenue). Tickets are $22 plus a $20 food/drink minimum. A $40 VIP ticket including priority seating and meet-and-greet is also available. To purchase tickets, call 212-352-3101 or visit www.SpinCycleNYC.com.
THERE’S ALWAYS TIME FOR A COCKTAIL is true life story of little Eddie Popil’s transformation from a young boy in Scranton, PA, to “International Celebrity Housewife, Mrs. Kasha Davis,” one of the stars of RuPaul’s Drag Race. Join the ultimate hostess for an evening of music, stories and party games with a heartfelt story of love, acceptance and finding your own path.
Mrs. Kasha Davis (Edward Popil), a Scranton native, now calls Rochester, NY her hometown. Davis is a contestant on Season 7 of RuPaul’s Drag Race and is proud to say she auditioned for all 7 seasons. Kasha is a theatre gal who most recently played Elizabeth Fuller in Me and Jezebel with Blackfriars Theatre as well as The Mystery of Irma Vep. As her alter ego “Ed” Kasha has appeared with JCC Centerstage as Eddie Ryan in Funny Girl and Roger Debris in The Producers. Kasha Davis appears with the fabulous Aggy Dune in their feMALE impersonation show THE BIG WIGS, appearing anywhere that calls for a man in a dress, fast costume changes and tons of laughs. Past credits include Off-Off Broadway productions of The Diary of Anne Frank and True West. Ed also proudly posed as a straight man during his younger years at Ballet Theatre of Scranton as a principal dancer. For more info visit www.mrskashadavis.com
Josh D. Smith has music directed and/or accompanied numerous productions throughout the US; including ArtisTree Theatre and Northern Stage in Vermont; with the national tour of Burlesque to Broadway; Arizona Broadway Theatre, Prather Entertainment Group in Lancaster, PA; the Arundel Barn Playhouse in Maine; Jersey Shore Entertainment and Surflight Theatre in New Jersey; Downstairs Cabaret Theatre; Syracuse Stage, Cortland Repertory Theatre and Capital Repertory Theatre in Upstate New York. Josh is the resident Musical Director at the Mac-Haydn Theatre in Chatham, NY. He was named 2013 Central New York (SALT) Musical Director of the Year by the Syracuse New Times. His musical arrangements have been heard in venues across the country including 54 Below in Manhattan. Josh is originally from Syracuse, NY where he served as accompanist with Syracuse University Drama. He keeps himself busy throughout the year with live theatre and cabaret.
Press Release and photos courtesy of SpinCycleNYC.
Don’t forget, Mrs. Kasha Davis’ new single “Cocktail” will be available on iTunes on March 30th!