TWEED TheaterWorks and The Zipper present the six-performance limited engagement directed by Kevin Malony and also featuring a special performance by The Amazing Russello. The Passion of the Crawford is billed as "a fantasia on the persona of an alternately complex and simple 20th Century cultural icon, the renowned Hollywood glamour goddess Joan Crawford."
Lypsinka has made star turns in I Could Go On Lip-Synching followed by The Fabulous Lypsinka Show, Lypsinka! Now It Can Be Lip-Synched, Lypsinka! A Day in the Life, Lypsinka Must Be Destroyed!, The Boxed Set. and most recently As I Lay Lip Synching.
The creation of actor John Epperson, Lypsinka has also appeared in the films "Wigstock: The Movie," "Vampire's Kiss," "Witch Hunt," "Red Ribbon Blues" and "Angels in America." Epperson appeared sans drag in the film "Kinsey" and in drag in the recent New York City Opera's production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella.
Tickets for The Passion of the Crawford at The Zipper, 336 West 37th Street, are available April 19 through by calling (212) 239-6200. For more information, visit www.lypsinka.com.