Edna, we hardly knew ye

Mar 19

Edna, we hardly knew ye

Tremble those gladdies, possums. Our dear Dame Edna is departing. She's not shaking off this mortal coil (for her that somehow seems tacky), but she is saying a final goodbye. Sort of. Dame Edna's Glorious Goodbye: The Farewell Tour is playing SHN's Orpheum Theatre through Sunday, Feb. 22, and while it feels like comic business as usual for Australia's greatest import since Vegemite, there is something final-feeling about this farewell.

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Review: `Dame Edna: Live and Intimate in Her First Last Tour’

Nov 24

Dame Edna warbles her way through songs and insults audience member like nobody’s business in her new show, Dame Edna: Live and Intimate in Her First Last Tour, at San Francisco’s Post Street Theatre. Photo by kevinberne.com Familiar shtick hobbles grand Dame’s latest outing«« ½ Nobody works an audience like Dame Edna. Ten years ago, Bay Area...

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Nothin’ like this Dame: Humphries returns, Edna in tow

Nov 21

Creative schizophrenia is a common occurrence in show biz. You’ve got actors, writers and sometimes even directors donning different personalities in the name of storytelling and entertainment. Nowhere was this fascinating split personality more evident than when interviewing comic genius Barry Humphries and his most famous creation, Dame Edna Everage. The...

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Heads up, possums: Edna’s back!

May 16

Mega-superstar and truth teller Dame Edna Everage (aka Barry Humphries) is coming back to San Francisco, her spiritual home, and, if the dame is to be believed, the home of her fashion designer son, Kenny, and her lesbian pit bull trainer daughter, Esme. The International Housewife, Therapist, Gigastar, Fashion Icon, Guru and Swami today proclaimed she will appear...

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