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The Kinsey Sicks
The Kinsey Sicks
The Kinsey Sicks serves up music and comedy á la drag
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – The Kinsey Sicks began in 1993 as a group of guys who went to a Bette Midler concert in San Francisco dressed as the Andrew Sisters. They assumed they would be among many drag queens but they found themselves to be the only ones (other than Bette, of course.) They were approached that night to perform. Their reply – "we don't sing" – was disproved when they realized they all had musical backgrounds. And the seed for Kinsey Sicks was planted.
The foursome, now a phenomenon, will perform at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 25-26, in the Carlsen Center's Polsky Theatre. The show, which is rated R, is called America's Next Top Bachelor Housewife Celebrity Hoarder Makeover Star Gone Wild.
Tickets are $30. They can be purchased by calling the college box office at 913-469-4445 or visiting jccc.edu/performing-arts-series.
The Kinsey Sicks drew a large crowd at its first public performance in 1994 on a street corner in San Francisco's Castro District. Since then, the group has produced and performed full-length theatrical productions around the country. Their early shows, such as Sicks Appeal, The Balled Sopranos and Motel Sicks: A Dragapella Summer Vacation all premiered in San Francisco. Their more recent musicals – I Wanna Be a Republican, Condoleezzapalooza, Oy Vey in a Manger, Wake the F@#k Up, America and Each Hit & I, have toured internationally.
Kinsey's lovely Tampolina is also known in Kansas City as Daisy Buckët, songstress (and drag queen) extraordinaire.
Their performance record includes an Off-Broadway show, an extended run in Las Vegas, two feature films, seven albums and appearances throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe and Australia.