told the truth about homosexuals in history last
a voice fit for Broadway.
Skilled in dance, comedy, the ability to interact with an
audience and a knack for accents,
Estrada was a perfect
candidate to help VISION kick off the start of Rainbow Dayz
2007 with his performance, "ICONS: The Lesbian and Gay
History of the World, Vol. 3."
Estrada saw many friendly faces in the audience because last
night was his third visit to Bowling Green, bringing with
him an educational show. Audience members that were new to
the show weren't sure what to expect.
Amber Eischen, freshman, attended the program to learn more
about the history of homosexuals for a women's studies
"I don't know much about it, I'm here to learn," Eischen
Eischen was able to learn about historical gay and lesbian
figures such as King James and Mary Cheney from the
James Offenhartz, former activism chair of VISION, came to
support VISION and to meet
Estrada. Also not sure what to
expect, Offenhartz sat in the front row of the audience with
an open mind.
Estrada only lingered on stage long enough to change in and
out of his six different costumes portraying historical
figures. Otherwise, he was moving through the audience
captivating each member.
Offenhartz got more than he bargained for when
on his lap and serenaded him for a brief moment during the
Estrada ended his show singing the very same song he began
with, and the theme for the whole show.
"It takes someone from history to unveil the
mystery," he sang.
©2007 Bowling Green News