Press

2014

Solving the Worlds Problems One By One
A smackdown of artistic and political conscience.

2014

Penny Arcade: An Old Queen’s Tale, Lambda Literary

2013

Not Quite Laverne and Shirley, The New York Times
Loud and Colorful With Total Recall, The New York Times
The Marvelous, the Miraculous and the Mutilated, Provincetown Magazine
Penny Arcade headlines in Provincetown’s 3rd annual Afterglow Festival, Provincetown Banner
Planet Talk: LES Cultural Icon Penny Arcade, SeniorPlanet.com
The Mutilitated, New York Times
Quentin Crisp Film and The Lower East Side Biography Project, New York Observer
Penny Arcade Celebrates 13 Years in Documenting Disappearing Lower East Side Art Scene, Capital New York

2012

Bitch! Dyke! Faghag! Whore! Review, The London Times
Arcade Fire – Penny Arcade Comes to London, Time Out
Bitch! Dyke! Faghag! Whore! at the Albany, Londonist
Penny Arcade Interview, Erotic Review Magazine
Radical is as Radical Does by Penny Arcade, Exeunt Magazine
Bitch! Dyke! Faghag! Whore! My Date with Penny Arcade, Xojane
Bitch! Dyke! Faghag! Whore!, The Stage London
Bitch! Dyke! Faghag! Whore! at the Arcola Tent, Islington Gazette
Penny Arcade: One Faghag’s Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret, Gay Times
Bitch! Dyke! Faghag! Whore!, Diva Magazine

2011

B!D!F!W! Penny Arcade’s Sex and Censorship Show at Out North, BentAlaska,com
Ladies We Love: Penny Arcade, OUT Magazine

2011

NY Theater Artist to Perform Twice in Juneau, Juneau Empire
Queer Icon: Penny Arcade, Out There Magazine

2010

Penny Arcade’s Bad Reputation, Lambda Literary Review
Penny Arcade’s Bad Reputation, Huffington Post
Critic’s Notebook: Penny Arcade’s Bad Reputation, New Yorker
Bad Reputation, Jacket Magazine
Penny Arcade’s Bad Reputation and a Stage Called Journalism, The Field
Bad Reputation, Bay Area Reporter
Bad Reputation Book Review, Huffington Post

2009

Bitch! Dyke! Faghag! Whore! An Interview, San Francisco Bay Times
The Happy Provocateur, Bay Area Reporter
Bitch! Dyke! Faghag! Whore!, San Francisco Weekly
Penny Arcade hits bull’s-eye: sex, art, dance, San Francisco Gate
Old Queen Review, HOT! Festival
Old Queen Review, Theater Mania

2008

A New York Treasure Whose Value Goes Up in Frankfurt, New York Observer

2007

Artists fast then fest to purge world of ‘globesity’, The Villager
‘Globesity’ Festival Raises Consumption Awareness, Boston.BroadwayWorld.com

2005

Finding a Sign of Intelligent Life in the Universe, Trigger Magazine
East Village Artist Battles Stigma, Gay City News
Arts Festival in East Village Raises Doubts After 3 Years, The New York Times
Howl! Festival 2005, Trigger Magazine
An Anguished Howl of Support for the Howl! Festival, The Villager
Arcadian Daze, The Sydney Morning Herald

2004

Bad Penny Shines, The Scotsman
A Life Story From the Dark Side of America

2003

Penny Arcade’s Rebellion Cabaret at the Bottom Line, New York Rock Confidential

2002

New York Values, Back Stage
Penny Arcade’s New York Values, (Big Boobs and a Mean Streak), The Village Voice

2001

Warhol’s Last Great Superstar, Evening Standard (London)
The Proverbial Bad Penny, The Herald

1999

Penny Arcade’s Bad Reputation Proceeds Her, Playbill
Bad Reputation, msn.com
Bad Reputation, metrobeat.com
Pinball Wizard, Gambit Weekly
When She’s Very, Very Bad, Edge NY

1998

Sex, Subversion and New York Values, The New York Observer

1996

With Talent to Burn, Province Showcase
Penny Arcade Punches Out Something to Remember, Calgary Herald

1995

Oh, Susana!, Who Weekly
The Telegraph Mirror
An Evening With Quentin Crisp, The Courier
Revealing Scenes From The Sexuality War, The Australian
On The Couch, The Age
A Penny For Her Thoughts, Telegraph Mirror
The High Priestess Of Gay Wit, Wisdom, The Sydney Morning Herald
Star Shines From Her Own Mirror, The Sydney Morning Herald
A Kind Of Intellectual Homecoming, Salzburg Daily News
Bitch! Dyke! Faghag! Whore!, Raves, Rolling Stone Magazine
Penny Arcade – Step Right Up, Rolling Stone Magazine
Comedy’s Shrink Rappers, Elle Magazine
A Mind Of Her Own, Cabaret
Bitch! Dyke! Faghag! Whore!, Beat
Comic Cyclone, Adelaide’s
Stories of Death and Decadence, The Age

1994

Bitch! Dyke! Faghag! Whore! , Theater Week
Bad Reputation, The Scotsman
Bitch! Dyke! Faghag! Whore!, The Scotsman
The Healing Powers of Gloria Gaynor, Green Left Weekly
Beyond The Tracks, The Herald
Bitch! Dyke! Faghag! Whore!, The Daily Telegraph
Comic, Moving Insight Into Life Of A Fag-Hag, The Cork Examiner
Bitch! Dyke! Faghag! Whore! an Unmissable Festival Hit, The Connacht Sentinel
Don’t Cringe, Laugh!, The Bulletin
Everyone Is A Target For These One Liners, The Age
Powerful Plea For Love, The Advertiser
Festival, or a Fringe Benefit, Sunday Mail
Touch Of Class, The Sun-Herald
Bitch! Dyke! Faghag! Whore!, Newsweek
Penny Arcade, New Woman
A Penny for Her Thoughts, Herald Sun Sunday
A Penny for Your Thoughts, Herald Sun
Bitch! Dyke! Faghag! Whore!, Galway Advertiser
The Show That’s Really Waking Up the West, Evening Press
The Naked Truth, Evening Echo
Bitch! Dyke! Faghag! Whore!, Beat Magazine

1993

Bitch! Dyke! Faghag! Whore! is Recommended by Therapists to Their Clients, The Independent
Soul Mates, Telegraph Magazine
Penny for Your Thoughts, Time Out London
Bitch! Dyke! Faghag! Whore!, The Scotsman
The Good, The Bad and The Post-PC, The Guardian
Broadway Angels, The Detroit News
Daily Grind, Scotland On Sunday
Bitch! Dyke! Faghag! Whore!, Scotland On Sunday
Penny Arcade, Postmortem
With Crossover Audiences and “Drag Factor”…, New York Native
The Penny Arcade Sex and Censorship Show, The Miami Herald
Bitch! Dyke! Faghag! Whore!, Manchester Evening News
Theatre With Attitude, In London
Hidden Talents, The Herald
Penny Arcade, Gay Scotland
Bitch! Dyke! Faghag! Whore!…Marianne Faithfull, Daily News
Live From New York, It’s Penny Arcade, The Calgary Sun
Penny Arcade Rules The Radio, Calgary Herald

1992

Bitch! Dyke! Faghag! Whore!, The Guardian
Sex and The Single Dominatrix, QW
Sexy Politics: Penny Arcade Is Not Another NEA CrisisArt Star, Paper Magazine
Celebrating Sexual Diversity With The Dancers, The New York Times
At Times, Shy, New York Post
The Penny For Your Thoughts, New York Post
Wild Memories Of Catholic Girlhood, New York Post

1991

A Penny For Our Thoughts, St. Petersburg Times

1990

Laughing and Crying at a True Story, New York Post
Powerful Look at Women as Victims, New York Newsday

1989

Penny Arcade, Variety
Oh, Susana!, The Village Voice
Gallery of Gals in One Penny Arcade, New York Post
Pretty Lights Amidst Much Darkness, Downtown

1987

Penny Arcade’s Side Show, Vogue

1970

Jacking Off With Jackie, Gay