W42ST Daily 6/20/2020 — presented by The Gorgeous Nothings
The Tonys have been postponed. The Emmys have been rescheduled. And the Oscars have been “delayed” until 2021. But look no further than the Great Maskie Challenge of 2020 for all your fashion, intrigue, and suspense needs.
The votes are in, they’ve been counted, and a winner chosen. There were some truly brilliant entries, so thanks to all of you who took the time to post your selfie. And thanks to the judges – Chelsey Hill, Paige Turner, Marcy Harriell, Tom Blackie and Henri Myers, Bianca Mann, and Shareef Hadid Jenkins – for their time and creative input.
So, without further ado (OK, with a little ado … it’s how all the awards ceremonies do it), here are the runners up.
And the winner is ….
Chad MacDonald, for your many and varied themed masks and matching outfits. Congratulations – you’ve won a goodie bag including a Paige Turner T-shirt, a W42ST tote, a bottle of Rude Red Slammin’ Sauce, and a wardrobe of masks from Maison 10, BoiPKG, and Suzanne Vinnik. I’ll be in touch to arrange delivery. In the meantime, I’ll just leave this here …
Celebrate PRIDE with this electrifying concert featuring queer songs from the ’20s-’30s, streaming for 48 hours beginning Saturday, June 20, at 8PM ET, to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Learn more here.
Dance Theatre of Harlem’s 50th anniversary celebrations were cut short because of COVID-19, but they’re releasing a series of virtual ballets – and tonight’s offering is a full-length screening of Robert Garland’s Return, which was originally choreographed for DTH’s 30th anniversary. Watch it here.
The annual summer solstice yoga celebration will be streamed into living rooms across the country from an empty Times Square today at 12pm and 4pm, and will be dedicated to Black Lives Matter and all those dealing with the Consequences of COVID-19. Take part here.
Prideland follows queer actor Dyllón Burnside on a journey to discover how LGBTQ Americans are finding ways to live authentically and with pride in the modern South. It’s here.
AND DON’T FORGET DAD
City Winery is hosting a Father’s Day streaming special tomorrow, with appearances from Rickie Lee Jones, Billy Bragg, Delta Goodrem, Martin Sexton, and many more. Watch it here.
The last few months have been hard on all of us – financially, emotionally, physically. One thing we’ve come to truly value is the importance of community – “our” people. Thank you for all your messages of love, support, and laughter – you’ve been a lifeline.
Some of you have asked if you can help financially. And, while it’s hard to ask when so many are struggling, if you are in a position to support us, any contribution, no matter how small, will help ensure the survival of W42ST.