Miltown Kings

Ruthie answers letters from a reader whose girlfriend’s twin is always on the scene and parents of an adult sons whose boyfriends aren’t up to their standards. Upcoming events include: LGBT+ trivia Thursday at Hotch, May 4; a Miltown Kings ... Read more

Dear Ruthie

Milwaukee drag king group The Miltown Kings roll into the Next Act Theatre this Saturday with a one-night-only show. It’s a rock-inspired drag featuring Sugar St. Claire, Faye Tahl and more with guest acts including burlesque act Theda de Sade .. Read more


It’s the last Miltown Kings show before Pridefest in June. After this if you want to see a show spotlighting women being men onstage in a major venue in Milwaukee, you’ve got two months to wait. This one looks fun. This weekend Miltown Kin.. Read more


Ruthie answers a question from a reader concerned about his husband’s expensive new interest in doing drag and plugs exciting events including the Riverwest Fem Fest, Jan. 21-24; Gallery Night and Day, Jan. 22-23; Hairspray at the Majestic ... Read more

Hear Me Out

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Ashley Rose

At first it kind of sounds like a strange mash-up. A couple of seconds after it settles-in, it just sounds really, really cool. At the end of this month, Miltown Kings will stage 33 Weeks Later--a post-apocalyptic drag show. “The last drag .. Read more



Photo by Wendy Schreier

Quarters Rock ’n’ Roll Palace, despite its grandiose name, is a corner bar on Center Street in Riverwest. Inside, illuminated on a small stage, is Angelica Ortiz, or as she is known when she performs, Reina Fire Read more

A&E Feature

May Day may have come and gone, but spring events are bursting out all over for Milwaukee’s LGBT Community. Whether you like to dress up or drag down, keep it Read more

Hear Me Out

Daytrotter has turned its attention to Milwaukee recently, hosting first-time sessions from Collections of Colonies of Bees, Field Report and Juniper Tar. The site\'s latest Milwaukee session comes from the restless psychedelic pop group The Fatty.. Read more

On Music

The touring Broadway production of Mel Brooks’ Young Frankenstein coasted through town last week. The show mixes a big Broadway musical with Mel Brooks’ characteristic screwball comedy. The sophisticated satire of the original 1974 film— Read more


With their entertaining blend of comedy, theatre, drag and performance art, every show from the Miltown Kings has the potential to careen of in any number of interesting directions. The troupe’s incisive, outrageous examination of gender ro... Read more

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