Press Release: August 20, 2012

August 20th, 2012 / Posted in Press Releases

For Immediate Release:


2012-2013 City Events series opens with a new act from the Kinsey Sicks,
America’s much-loved drag a capella musical comedy group

“The songs are marvels: They’re pun-filled and sung in four-part harmony…it’s a hoot.”
—The Washington Post

“All the glitter and glamour, the high heels and big egos, the shrewd pokes and the rude jokes… It might be
just what we need to take back America… so swing your vote their way and stop in.”
—DC Theatre Scene

September 6-9, 2012

PITTSBURGH, PA (August 14, 2012)—City Theatre anticipates the presidential election season with Electile
Dysfunction: The Kinsey Sicks for President, a City Events special presentation blending the Kinsey Sicks’
harmonious theatrics with colorful, election-year parodies. Electile Dysfunction: The Kinsey Sicks for President
runs on City Theatre’s Mainstage from September 6-9, 2012.

The Kinsey Sicks are on a mission to be the first “Dragapella Beautyshop Quartet” to claim the White House!
Don’t miss their boisterous campaign—complete with outrageous theatrics sung in the gals’ fabulous four-part
harmony. This show is suitable for ages 16 and older.

The Kinsey Sicks are Irwin Keller (Winnie), Ben Schatz (Rachel), Jeff Manabat (Trixie), and Spencer Brown
(Trampolina). With a performance record that includes an Off-Broadway show, an extended run in Las Vegas,
two feature films, seven albums, and appearances throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, and
Australia, the Kinsey Sicks are “America’s Favorite Dragapella Beautyshop Quartet.” Their award-winning a
cappella singing, sharp satire, and over-the-top drag have earned them a diverse and devoted following.


Electile Dysfunction: The Kinsey Sicks for President

When: September 6-9, 2012

Performance Schedule:
Thursday, September 6 at 8pm
Friday, September 7 at 8pm
Saturday, September 8 at 5:30 and 9pm
Sunday, September 9 at 2pm

Where: City Theatre, 1300 Bingham Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203 (South Side)

Tickets prices: start at $40

Box Office: 412.431.CITY (2489) or

Groups of 10 or more are eligible for discounts.
Contact Kari Shaffer at 412.431.4400 x286 or

City Events is City Theatre’s annual series of limited engagement special presentations.

City Theatre’s 38th season begins this fall. Located on Pittsburgh’s historic South Side, City Theatre specializes
in contemporary and new plays and has brought to Pittsburgh playwrights such as Adam Rapp, Christopher
Durang, Eric Simonson, and Jeffrey Hatcher. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Tracy Brigden, Managing
Director Mark R. Power, and a 45-member Board of Directors, City Theatre’s mission is to provide an artistic
home for the development and production of contemporary plays of substance and ideas that engage and
challenge a diverse audience.