SOMEWHERE BETWEEN: Not an ordinary life.
Cidny Bullens and The Adobe Rose Theatre Present:
SOMEWHERE BETWEEN: Not an ordinary life.
Grammy nominated musician Cidny Bullens' autobiographical show lifts the veil on love, death, and gender through storytelling and song.
"You have to see this! It is an extraordinary story of an exceptional human being. What a story! What a life! What a fantastic show! "
- Sir Elton John
WINNER: BEST ONE PERSON SHOW 2016NASHVILLE SCENE 10.6.16
Writers' Choice-- Cidny Bullens Somewhere Between at Bongo After Hours Theatre
Cidny Bullens "SOMEWHERE BETWEEN: Not an ordinary life."--directed by Tanya Taylor Rubinstein--is a personal, poignant and powerful story of perseverance, tragedy, triumphand ultimately unconditional love. With a unique perspective on life, Cidny tells his autobiographical story in an intimate setting with a guitar, images and a healthy sense of humor.
SOMEWHERE BETWEEN begins with Cindys arrival in Los Angeles in the mid-1970s, taking us through her fateful meetings with Bob Crewe and Elton Johnbrushing ever so close to stardomand covers her unlikely journey as a wife and mother, then as a bereaved parent, and finally as a grandparent. We learn throughout the story about Cindys private struggle with gender identity and how, finally, she decides to jump headlong into the fire of gender transitionto become Cidny, the person he always felt he was.
Once known to Nashvilles music community as Cindy Bullens singer-songwriter, wife, and mother Bullens transformation into Cidny is a fascinating story that he told with grace and emotional power through a heartfelt original script and songs drawn from the well-respected Bullens catalog. This show was a startlingly original piece of theater. MARTIN BRADY Nashville Scene
Art plus passion plus adversity equals magic! Santa Fe Reporter
Cidny Bullens "Somewhere Between" is beautifully crafted, full of courage, and offers a heart-felt and remarkably human story that you wont want to miss.
- The Tennessean
Somewhere Between is literally transformative.
- Skip Anderson-Nashville Scene
It is without a doubt one of the best shows I have seen!
- Deirdre Nice, St. Lawrence Arts Director, Portland, ME
SHOW TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=An4TquJ7wJc
OUT.com 1.30.17 Michael Musto Interview Link www.out.com/michael-musto/2017/1/30/rocker-cidny-bullens-transitioning-im-complete-human-being-first-time
Cidny Bullens is a two-time Grammy nominee whose 40-year career in the music business began auspiciously- working with Sir Elton John, Bob Dylan, Rod Stewart, and Four Seasons songwriter/producer Bob Crewe. She also sang three lead vocals on the movie soundtrack of "Grease." In 1978 she recorded her own critically acclaimed album "Desire Wire," which earned her a Grammy nomination and catapulted Cindy into the international spotlight.
Cindy has had success in Nashville writing with some of Countrys hottest songwriters-including the 1994 Country hit Hammer and Nails, written with and recorded by Radney Foster.
In March of 1996, Cindy lost her 11 year-old daughter Jessie to cancer. That tragedy inspired Cindy to write and record her widely acclaimed 1999 CD "Somewhere Between Heaven and Earth," featuring appearances by Bonnie Raitt, Lucinda Williams, Bryan Adams, Beth Neilson Chapman, Rodney Crowell, and a haunting duet with her elder daughter, Reid Crewe.
With that release, Cindy received worldwide attention from press, radio, and television, including NBC's Today Show, CBS This Morning, Conan O'Brien Late Night, The New York Times, People Magazine, Rolling Stone, and many more. The CD also received the Best Rock Album award in 2000 by the AFIM Independent Music Association.
Cindys album "Neverland" (2001), features Emmylou Harris, Steve Earle, and John Hiatt. Her 2005 album, "dream #29," includes the rollicking piano playing of pal Sir Elton John on the title track, a duet with Delbert McClinton, and a vocal appearance by Boston Red Sox great Tim Wakefield. Her 2010 CD, Howling Trains and Barking Dogs, is a tribute to her Nashville co-writing days in the 1990's, compiling her best songs from that period.
In 2007, Cindy formed the upstart and uprising super-trio The Refugees with Wendy Waldman and Deborah Holland. Their first CD "Unbound" was released in 2009 and their second CD "THREE" in 2012. The Refugees third album is to be released in 2017.
In 2011, Cindy became Cidny, making the difficult and daunting decision to transition from female to male. He stepped back from the public eye to go through the process until February 2015, re-emerging as Cidny Bullens with the premiere of his show "Somewhere Between: Not an ordinary life." in Santa Fe, NM.
Jan 27, 28, 29, 2017 AuxDog Solo Show Festival, Albuquerque, NM
Feb 3, 4, 5, 2017 AuxDog Solo Show Festival, Albuquerque, NM
Feb 24, 25, 26, 2017 Adobe Rose Theater, Santa Fe, NM
April 22, 2017 Firehouse Theater, Newburyport, MA
May 5, 6, 7, 2017 St. Lawrence Arts, Portland, ME
June 9, 10, 2017 Highways Performance Space, Santa Monica, CA
Shows pending: Austin TX, San Francisco CA, New York NY, Miami,
Anchorage AK, Seattle WA, Providence RI
The Adobe Rose Theatre (View)
1213 B Parkway Drive
Santa Fe, NM 87507
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|