Afterglow Festival


Quinn Cox

September 3rd, 2019 by iridescent | Comments Off on Quinn Cox

Faced with a late-breaking cancellation by a scheduled artist, and already single-handedly juggling every other aspect of producing a performance festival, impresario Quinn Coxhas only a few days to write his first ever solo play, learn some simple songs he can block out on the piano, and hope some overall themes and dramatic arcs will emerge […]

John Jarboe & The Bearded Ladies Cabaret

June 30th, 2019 by iridescent | Comments Off on John Jarboe & The Bearded Ladies Cabaret

The Bearded Ladies” You Can Never Go Down The Drain a Mx. Rogers musical healing ritual for adults Performed by John Jarboe Written by John Jarboe with contributions  Suli Holum Directed by Sui Holum Musical arrangements by Heath Allen Costumes and Set by Rebecca Kanach Dramaturgy by Sally Ollove Mr. Rogers always said: no matter […]

Migguel Anggelo

June 30th, 2019 by iridescent | Comments Off on Migguel Anggelo

Migguel Anggelo is breaking barriers on the American stage, creating unique works that are reflective of the multicultural, multi-lingual, changing demographics of our country and times. The Brooklyn based, Venezuelan born artist began his career at 13 as Pinocchio in a South American touring production of the Broadway musical. He trained for a dozen years in classical ballet, studied voice at the Conservatory of […]

Kareem M. Lucas

June 30th, 2019 by iridescent | Comments Off on Kareem M. Lucas

Kareem M. Lucas is a Brooklyn born and Harlem based Actor/Writer/Producer/Director. His solo pieces include “The Maturation of an Inconvenient Negro (or iNEGRO)”, “From Brooklyn With Love”, “RATED BLACK: An American Requiem”, “A Boy & His Bow”, and “Black Is Beautiful, But It Ain’t Always Pretty”. He has performed his solo work at The Greene Space, […]

Molly Pope

June 30th, 2019 by iridescent | Comments Off on Molly Pope

MOLLY POPE is a critically-acclaimed cabarettist whose shows have played Joe’s Pub, Feinstein’s/54 Below, Feinstein’s at the Regency, Ars Nova, The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center, OBERON (A.R.T.), Teatro ZinZanni (Joe’s Pub Seattle), and the Adelaide Cabaret Festival in Australia.  Hailed as “One of downtown cabaret’s most adventurous performers” by the New York Times, she is […]


June 30th, 2019 by iridescent | Comments Off on Fauxnique

Fauxnique made herstory as the first cis-woman to win a major drag (queen) pageant and has performed in an amazing variety of venues and contexts nationally and internationally, including Joe’s Pub, New Museum, Judson Church, Sid Gold’s and the Stonewall in New York; Afterglow Festival and Harvard’s A.R.T./Oberon; Stud Bar, City Hall, and de Young […]

Gene Dante

June 30th, 2019 by iridescent | Comments Off on Gene Dante

Both an actor and a musician, Gene co-wrote and starred in the one-man show GOD SAVE THE QUEEN: PAUL LYNDE ’79.  He recently appeared in PROVINCETOWN MURDER MYSTERY. He also appeared as Dionysus in THE BACCHAE at American Repertory Theater’s Oberon Nightclub.  Previously at A.R.T. Gene appeared in both THE LILY’S REVENGE and THE ROCKY […]

Trevor Bachman

June 30th, 2019 by iridescent | Comments Off on Trevor Bachman

Trevor Bachman is a composer, vocalist, and writer of socially-focused musicals. NYTimes: ”musically and vocally rich”, “golden-voiced, soulful vocals” (Vulture). Their recent work includes FARMED: A Live Podcast Album  (Joe’s Pub at the Public, The Greene Space, Theatre C, Kickstarter HQ). Scoring interviews from dozens of communities nationwide, and featuring a 25-person choir, FARMED provides a heart-pounding soundtrack to an Orwellian […]

Rick Berlin

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“Rick Berlin is a giant on the Boston music scene. His colorful songwriting and strong stage presence have influenced countless other artists since the early 1970s, when his innovative band Orchestra Luna harnessed a potent blend of theater and music years before the Tubes. Throughout the decades and the shifting fortunes of the business Rick […]

Max Vernon

June 30th, 2019 by iridescent | Comments Off on Max Vernon

Max is a 3-time Drama Desk nominee, Out100 Honoree, and recipient of the Lucille Lortel Award for Best Musical, Richard Rodgers Award, Jonathan Larson Grant, New York Stage and Film’s Founders Award, New York Foundation of the Arts Fellowship, and the JFund Award from the Jerome Foundation. He has been a Dramatist Guild Theatre Fellow, […]