The Kinsey Sicks, San Francisco's own Dragapella Beautyshop Quartet, are apparently on their way to New York City for an open-ended run there. But first, their home audience can catch their NYC show, New York or Bust, in a week of performances at the New Conservatory March 8-11. No word yet on when/where the Manhattan stint will occur. Performing together for five years, the Sicks' previous productions at the New Conservatory have included Sicks Appeal, The Balled Sopranos: At Home With The Kinsey Sicks, GreatesTits and Motel-Sicks. The group's twin CDs, "Dragapella" (1997) and "Boyz 2 Girlz" (1999), feature the new a cappella classics "Don't Be Happy ? Worry," "Beaver," "AZT," "Titanic: Why Does Celine Go On?," "I Will Swallow Him," "Baby Dyke," and the Yiddish classic, "Papirossen," among others.
Tickets are $22-$20. The New Conservatory Theatre is located at 25 Van Ness Avenue near Market Street. For reservations, call (415) 861-8972. The Kinsey Sicks are on the web at http://www.kinseysicks.com.
-- By Christine Ehren