Tag Archives: Dennis Milam Bensie

Dishing with Dennis & Cat, Concluded: Weird Stagings and Troubling Trends in Opera and Theater

C-Continuing on the subject of what stuff in book is true …. In an apprentice program I was in, there was a soprano who always cracked on the high notes. It was in the “Czardas” in Die Fledermaus. Every time … Continue reading

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Dishing with Dennis & Cat, Part IV: How Much of Diva is True?

D- I wondered throughout Ding Dong the Divaʼs Dead how much of it is you and how much of it really happened. C- It is funny because when my boyfriend reads the book, heʼs like, “I canʼt read this. This … Continue reading

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Dishing with Dennis and Cat, Part II: Wedding Dreams

Dennis is writing a book about gay marriage and its special significance for him. I myself have never married in real life, but was married on stage in The Sound of Music, when I played Maria in summer stock. Marriage … Continue reading

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Dishing with Dennis and Cat, Part 1

I still plan to finish the Divas in Drag Series, but for the next month or so, I’m offering a light summer diversion … Dennis Milam Bensie and I were introduced through my boyfriend’s daughter, who is a costume designer, … Continue reading

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New Diva Book Trailer on YouTube

My friend, wigmaker extraordinaire and fellow author, Dennis Milam Bensie (Shorn: Toys to Men), created this hilarious book trailer for me. Dennis and I met through my boyfriend Jeff’s daughter, who is also in the biz (an aspiring costume designer … Continue reading

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