CHICAGO PRIDE Interview: SANDRA BERNHARD

32720-98165Actress, singer and comedienne Sandra Bernhard, known for live in-your-face performances, kicked-off her 2014 tour, “Sandyland,” in early January. Now the comic legend has her sights set on Milwaukee PrideFest, Sunday, June 8.

ChicagoPride.com recently got the chance to talk to Bernard to discuss her incredible career that spans over 40 years, her dislike for social media, how Lesbian characters are now in the television mainstream and her love for musical theater.

MJR: (Michael J. Roberts) Hi Sandra , its great to talk with you again. I’ve been looking at the breadth of your work in preparing for this interview from The King of Comedy to all your new projects. How have you managed to stay relevant all this time?

SB: (Sandra Bernhard) Simple Michael, I work my ass off! Not just me but all the comedians who came from seventies and eighties. People just seem a lot more fragmented now.  

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Don’t miss Sandra Bernhard’s one-of-a kind live show, “Sandyland,” at the Henry Maier Festival Park/Miller Main Stage (Summerfest Grounds) at 200 N. Harbor Drive as part of Milwaukee Pridefest in Milwaukee, WI. on Sunday, June 8th. Tickets are $13 in advance and $16 at the gate. (special reserved seating also available). For tickets visit:pridefest.com..

Podcast with SANDRA BERNHARD

Podcast with Sandra Bernhard from SHOWBIZ CHICAGO on Vimeo.

Actress/Comedian/Musician SANDRA BERNHARD discusses her groundbreaking career as well as her upcoming appearance at Milwaukee’s PrideFest on June 8, 2014. For more information visit SandraBernhard.com or Pridefest.com Read more

RUSH HOUR CONCERTS 2014 Celebrating 15th Anniversary and Honoring Memory of Founder Deborah Sobol: Free Concerts every Tuesday evening at St. James Cathedral in River North, June 3 – August 26

image001This summer, Rush Hour Concerts (RHC) celebrates its 15th anniversary season and honors the memory of its founder, Deborah Sobol. Sobol launched RHC in 2000 to create free public access to high-quality music and, since then, the summer concert series has become a beloved annual event offering live classical music every Tuesday evening after work in River North’s serene and historic St. James Cathedral, 65 E. Huron Street. The 2014 Summer Concert Series runs June 3 through August 26Read more

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