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Teenage Brazilian Drag Queen Dominatrix Tells Her Secrets

5th August 2014
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Teenage Brazilian Drag Queen Dominatrix Tells Her Secrets

Sold out at the Sydney Opera House, Rhubarb Rouge is back!

After Sold out shows in Melbourne, Sydney and Auckland, Mistress Dominique is coming to Wellington to share the secrets of her profession.

“It’s Kinky, It’s Fun, Outrageous!” Jacqui Stanford – GayNZ.com

For a very special hour, the theatre becomes a Bondage and Discipline dungeon, and the audience a block of prospective clients as 'Mistress Dominique' shares the dirty secrets of her profession. Hilarious, sexy and surprisingly tender, Lashings of Whipped Cream is a theatrical close encounter.

“Brilliant performance complemented by direction from Geoff Pinfield. Rouge interpreted the script’s delicate mix of funny, eye-opening, and moving imagery perfectly. “
Inda Hendrikse - KeepingupWithNZ

Performed by Brazilian drag diva Rhubarb Rouge (the alter ego of performance artist Ricky Beirao), Lashings of Whipped Cream is an intimate and poignant confessional of one (wo)man's dreams and demons. Rhubarb Rouge wowed sell-out crowds of 'Confessions of a Drag Queen' at the Sydney Opera House, and won Miss Drag Wellington in 2009.

“An energetic and Entertaining Performance.” Johnny Givins -Theatreview

Lashings of Whipped Cream was written by New Zealand Playwright Fiona Samuel (winner of the 2010 NZ Writer's Guild Awards and the 1993 Women's Suffrage Playwrighting Award). While the play has been performed from New York to New Zealand, this will be the first time the role of 'Mistress Dominique' will be played cross-gendered.

“Fiona Samuel's writing is so easy to digest – on one hand hilarious and bold, yet honest and insightful”
Kate Ward-Smythe, Theatreview

Lashings of Whipped Cream: A Session with a teenage Dominatrix is written by Fiona Samuel, Directed by Geoff Pinfield and produced and performed by Ricky Beirao. It will be running for an exclusive season from the 18th – 27th September (no show Sunday and Monday) , 8:30 PM at BATS Theatre: on the corner of Cuba and Dixon Streets. Tickets are $20/$15/$14 groups of 6 and more. For more information please visit www.rhubarbrouge.com .
“Ricky has an on-stage charm that many hard-working actors lack. He is an act, rather than an actor.”
Tony Richardson – GayNZ.Com


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