Madame has been hitting the scene since the 60s and hasn’t aged a day. In fact, in a recent PSA, Glee’s Sue Sylvester reveals partying with this puppet at Studio 54.
The diva, best known for her appearances on television’s Solid Gold, Hollywood Squares, countless prime-time specials, as well as her own syndicated series Madame’s Place, returns to Richmond Triangle Players in “It’s Madame with an E!” Co-star Rick Sky is the new man on her arm as they return to the theater October 15-17.
“It is so wonderful to have Madame back in Richmond, and at our wonderful new theater,” says Managing Director Philip Crosby. “She holds a very special place in our history. She officially launched our capital campaign two years ago with her performance at a fundraising event, where she absolutely slayed the crowd.”
GayRVA’s Eric Russell had a few minutes with Madame. Check out the video below.
Tickets for “It’s Madame with an ‘E’!” are $25, with performances Friday and Saturday evening October 15 and 16 at 8 pm, a special cocktail hour show Saturday October 15 at 5 pm, and a Sunday matinee Oct 17 at 4 pm. Tickets are available on the Richmond Triangle Players web site (www.rtriangle.org) or by calling 804-346-8113.
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