Chris Tanner with Lance Cruce
"Downtown diva and legend in his own mind Chris Tanner presents an eclectic mix of soulful songs and outrageously sexy stories about doughnut ladies, Lebanese dick and a lot more!"
During the last 10 years, Chris Tanner has worked and collaborated with John Vaccaro, Sebastian Stuart, Everett Quinton, Lance Cruce, Julie Atlas Muz, Penny Arcade, Maria Irene Fornes, Cyndi Lauper, David Lynch, Ildiko Nemeth and The New Stage Theatre Company, Ridiculous Theatrical Company, Mabou Mines and The Wooster Group.
He has been performing with Karen Finley's Make Love, a touring cabaret show in memorial of the 9/11 attacks.Chris' own full musical productions... "One Must Do What One Must do", "Ravaged by Romance", "Up ,Up and More Up", "Jack of Tarts" and "The Etiquette of Death" were all produced byLaMama.
"Tanner is a force to be reckoned with. Belting out songs, telling Death to go to hell." - Karen D'Onofrio
"It's like a therapy session, if Freud had a bedazzler Football Head made me laugh, cringe, and sometimes want to cry." - StageBuddy.com
"The songs are catchy, witty and hummable, and I thoroughly enjoyed them." Huffington Post
"Tanner's writing and performance combine to establish a beautifully nuanced type of drag throughout the production." Huffington Post
"Tanner has a beautiful voice and an extremely compelling stage presence. Why he's not in a Broadway play is a question I always ask myself." Edward Rubin, Berkshire Fine Arts
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