...Helen StratfordHelen Blanche Stratford is a poet, writer, musician, and performance artist whose talents combine to create a unique and memorious theatrical experience.Her
original cabaret work has been featured at The Apollo, Joe's Pub, CBGB's, Fez, Knitting Factory, Makor, and Lincoln Center.As a poet she is featured regularly at Bowery Poet's Club, Cornelia Street Cafe, Opaline, and Sidewalk Cafe.
As an accordionist who sings French and German, she
has traveled extensively throughout Europe, Indian, and Morocco, playing in orphanages, train stations, and market places - and her
street and subway performances here in New York merited front page coverage on both El Diario and the New York Sun
piano compositions have been heard regularly at Gerschwin Hotel, Caffe Vivaldi, as well as other Steinway, Yamaha, and Baldwin baby grands through the city.Her
dramatic works have earned standing ovations at P.S. 122, Dixon Place Theater, Theater for the New City, and La Mama, and her
performances are regularly broadcast on various cable stations.As an actress, she
has worked with Karen Finley, Richard Foreman, and has appeared on various episodes of Sex & The City, and Curb Your Enthusiasm.Her
aesthetic imperatives - evident in her
ability to assemble outfits and costumes that are sumptuous and captivating have earned her
an inestimable renown among the drag and fashion world, while her
intellectual and artistic achievements have earned her
legendary status as a downtown icon and honorary Jew."She
is to Performance Art what Michael Moshen is to juggling or Bill Irwin is to clowning."-Jason Trachtenberg, Trachtenberg Family Sideshow Players.Helen Blanche Stratford is an Artist in the most sacred sense of the term.
on the web at www.helenstratford.com.
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"Suicide, the Musical:"