Beauty. Art. Flamboyance. Love. Stuggle. Fame.
The Outburst KC and Vicarious Productions proudly present the Kansas City debut of
the solo musical comedy “ICONS: The Lesbian and Gay History of the World, Vol,
1” starring solo theatre artist Jade Esteban Estrada at 8:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday,
April 14-15, 2017 at The Outburst Performance Gallery located at 1715 Wyandotte in
Kansas City, Missouri. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $15. Seniors, students,
military, artists discount $12. For tickets and information visit www.theoutburstkc.com or
call (816) 237-8805. Ages 13 and up.
“ICONS: The Lesbian and Gay History of the World, Vol. 1” is the first of five
installments written and performed by Comedy Central star Jade Esteban Estrada. The
75-minute musical comedy is presentation of the history of the lesbian, gay, bisexual
and transgender people as told through the voices of Sappho, Michelangelo, Oscar
Wilde, Gertrude Stein, Sylvia Rivera and Ellen DeGeneres. Book, music and lyrics by
Jade Esteban Estrada. Additional musical arrangements by Tracy Stark. The show is
directed by Jeff Wills. Costume design by Aliza Washabaugh.
“ICONS” made its world debut at the Columbus National Gay and Lesbian Theatre
Festival in Columbus, Ohio in September 2002. The Columbus Dispatch calls ICONS
“compelling…Broadway-caliber.” “Estrada knows how to draw an audience in and
hold them in the palm of his hand,” writes The San Antonio Express-News. “Without
a doubt, the best entertainment dollars I spent this year went to “ICONS: The Lesbian
and Gay History of the World, Vol. 1” with Jade Esteban Estrada,” writes the Tampa
Last year, “ICONS” played a three-run at the 2016 Fringe World Festival in Perth,
Western Australia. The Queer Av writes, [“ICONS” is] “funny, full of talent and