You take the good, you take the bad, you take The Facts of Life and the made for TV movie Satan’s School for Girls and what do you have? Hell in a Handbag productions new show: The Facts of Life: Satan’s School for Girls which hilariously combines the campy 80s sitcom with Kate Jackson’s devilishly outrageous made for TV movie.
Did we mention it’s a musical? The new show stars Chicago cross dressing comedy legend Ed Jones who pays tribute to Charlotte Ray’s quintisenssion role as school marm Edna Garrett in the Facts of Life.
Today, Ed Jones joins us to talk about bringing some of our favorite campy divas to life onstage: Joan Crawford, Bette Davis, Lana Turner, Cher, Suaznne Sommers, Betty White, Charlotte Rae, Paul Lynde, Mrs. Olson from Little House on the Prairie.
➤ How Lily Tomlin changed his career path forever.
➤ Cher at 50,000 feet: the gay twist to the classic Twighlight Zone episode.
➤ What did Ed say when he met actress Carol Lynley who played Nonnie in The 1972 classic The Poseidon Adventure while dressed as her character?