Dreamy Arias With a Twist Film Preview Online

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Acclaimed puppeteer Basil Twist and drag artist Joey Arias have released a sneak-peek of their upcoming docu-fantasy based on their collaboration, Arias With a Twist, which played a sold-out engagement in New York City at HERE in 2008.


Twist and Arias have been working on the film with Working Pictures producer Bobby Sheehan. The clip, which was posted on the Arias With a Twist blog, offers fans a look at Twist's innovative work and highlights the production's opening number, with Arias performing Led Zeppelin's "Kashmir" during an alien abduction.

Numerous New York folk are interviewed in the film including Chi Chi Valenti, producer and director Cheryl Henson, Mabou Mines director Lee Breuer, Village Voice columnist Michael Musto, performance artists Ann Magnuson and Adrian Richards, as well as Paper Magazine publisher Kim Hastreiter and Arias With a Twist producer Johnnie Moore.

The music-filled stage production boasts Arias' uncanny Billie Holiday-inspired vocals on such songs as "Kashmir," "Jungle of Eden," "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds," "Within You Without You," "I'll Take it to My Baby," "All By Myself," "Lately," "You've Changed," "Twisted" and "Ooh, What a Feelin.'"

Since its New York premiere Arias With a Twist has played numerous international engagements and will make its Los Angeles debut Nov. 18.

To check out the clip, click Here.

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