Darcelle The Musical
 

W H A T

A musical about our greatest Drag sensation

W H E R E

PSU -

Lincoln Performance Hall

1620 SW Park Ave - Portland

[Corner of SW Broadway & SW Market]

W H E N

Begins September 19, 2019

*triangle productions! is collaborating with Portland State University to present this inaugural production.

Funding received in part from the following:

Oregon Community Foundation
Autzen Foundation Jackson Foundation James F and Marion L Miller Foundation

Ronni Lacroute Ellyn Bye/Dream Envision Foundation Leonard and Susan Magazine

The Collins Foundation


coming soon:

THE MANY SHADES OF BEING DARCELLE  - Costume Exhibit at Oregon Historical Society -

Full pamphlet will be available at Oregon Historical Society at exhibit September 2019

[Click here to preview pamphlet]

 

About The Musical

Walter Cole and Jerry Ferris’ friendship forged into a drag act that in 1974 transformed the Demas Tavern into Darcelle XV Showplace. Through a chance encounter Walter would meet Roc Neuhardt, a local dancer, and their relationship would last 47 years until Roc’s death in 2017.

Book and original song (with lyrics) by donnie, and additional lyrics and music by Tom Grant, Marv/Rindy Ross, Jon Quesenberry, Storm Large, Rody Ortega, Wesley Bowers.

Additional songs like Rhinestone Cowboy, Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, Hangem’ High, Send in the Clowns, and Proud Mary also featured.

 
 

CAST

Starring Kevin C. Loomis*
as Darcelle!

James Sharinghousen as Roxy

Chris Bartell as Mitchell/Ensemble

Jeff George as Tina/Ensemble


 

CREW

  • Director - Brandon Woolley
    Musical Director - Scott Bradner

  • Lighting Designer - Jeffrey D. Woods

  • Producer - Donald Horn

  • Set Design - Tim Stapleton

  • Set Consultant - Jeff Seats

  • Stage Manager - Jason Coffey

  • Choreographer - Sara Martins

  • Dramaturg - Rick Lewis

  • Video Projection - Ian Anderson-Priddy

*Member of AEA