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Jeffrey Roberson aka Varla Jean Merman to Star in The Medium

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Jeffrey Roberson aka Varla Jean Merman
stars in The Medium
(© Todd Perley)
Jeffrey Roberson aka Varla Jean Merman
stars in The Medium
(© Todd Perley)
Jeffery Roberson, best known for his drag persona Varla Jean Merman, will star in the title role of composer Gian Carlo Menotti's musical thriller The Medium, to play the Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater, October 25-November 11. Donna Drake will direct, with musical direction by Elizabeth Hastings.

The cast will also include Stefanie Izzo as Monica, Edmund Bagnell as Toby, Shannon Carson as Mrs. Gobineau, Peter Kendall Clark as Mr. Gobineau and Maria Elena Armijo as Mrs. Nolan.

Roberson most recently starred Off-Broadway in the musical Lucky Guy. He played the role of Mary Sunshine in the revival of Chicago on Broadway and made his network television debut on All My Children. In 2010, he won an Elliot Norton Award for Best Musical Performance in The Phantom of the Oprah. He recently completed shooting the feature films Varla Jean and the Mushroomheads and Girls Will Be Girls 2012.

Click here for more information and The Medium tickets.


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