The Man Who Plays Chloë Sevigny
Comedian Drew Droege received an invitation to a classy gay wedding in Palm Springs last year with the comment: "Please refrain from wearing bright colors and bold patterns." That droll footnote would later give its name to Bright Colors and Bold Patterns, his new show with the Solo Collective Theater. In the last decade, the comedian-writer-director has gained renown on the Internet for his biting impersonations of Chloë Sevigny -- type the actress's name into YouTube, and the first thing you'll see is Droege in a blonde wig, muttering haughtily about birthdays and toast. But despite his appearances in shows like New Girl, Key & Peele and How I Met Your Mother, Droege is one of the best-kept secrets in the comedy world. In Bright Colors he plays a character closer to home than the too-cool Sevigny: a charming, disaffected gay man at his friends' wedding, utterly bewildered at why the couple would want to get married in the first place. Droege's solo show explores with a darkly funny edge his views on stereotypes, relationships and same-sex marriage. VS Theater, 5453 W. Pico Blvd., Mid-City; Sun., Nov. 17 & 24, Dec. 8 & 15, 7 p.m.; $15. thesolocollective.com.
Sun., Nov. 17; Sun., Nov. 24; Sun., Dec. 8; Sun., Dec. 15, 2013
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