5 Questions - Rick Lau


This article is from 2009.

5 Questions - Rick Lau

Internationally-renowned cabaret artiste Rick Lau recently wowed audiences in Hong Kong with his musical homage to misfits everywhere, My Queer Valentine. He stops off on the road to global superstardom to tackle our Q&A

5 words to describe My Queer Valentine
Poof. Rainbow. Seagulls. Tears. Fantabulosity.

4 shows you’re looking forward to seeing in Edinburgh this August
Inflatable by Adam Hills, La Dispute by Owl Theatre, Q&A by daniel k, My Queer Valentine by Rick Lau.

3 things you love about Edinburgh in August
Creative people. The gems you find from the hundreds of shows on offer. Sex.

2 things you hate about Edinburgh in August
Drunken people. Sex.

1 word that sums up how you feel about performing


My Queer Valentine, St George’s West, 0844 477 1000, 8–30 Aug (not 18), 8pm, £10–£11 (£8–£9). Previews 6 & 7 Aug, £5.

This article is from 2009.

My Queer Valentine

  • 3 stars

Fire Island, army shower stall and lesbian seagulls on Noah's Ark? 'One-man tour de force' (Australian). Rick Lau takes you on a roller-coaster cabaret journey to find his rainbow utopia. Queers/non-queers all welcome. www.ricklau.com


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