Didi Panache (Douglas McGeoch) and Wayburn Sassy (Dewey Chaffee)
Dewey Chaffee and Douglas McGeoch, creators of the Fringe’s celebrated characters Wayburn Sassy and Didi Panache (and this year’s Winifred and Gerald), have a nice idea to help out other potential Fringe participants.
They’re creating a scholarship fund for new Fringe performers. Here’s the announcement from Dewey:
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Well, here’s a star in the making. Orlando’s own Douglas McGeoch, aka Didi Panache, has won a walk-on in the current Broadway revival of La Cage aux Folles.
I’m a little late to the party: Many of these Patrons’ Picks were announced yesterday, when I was at the Fringe all day and night and couldn’t get to my computer to post them.
For those of you who don’t know, the Patrons’ Picks shows at the Fringe are those that sold the most tickets in their respective venues and are awarded a final show on Monday, Memorial Day, before they pack up for next year.
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