Venue Details

20 Star Starred
Julia's On Broadway
300 Broadway E. Seattle, WA 98102
206-860-1818
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Member Tips

Goldstar Member
Food and drinks are average and a little over-priced (but so is every resturaunt and bar near by)
info Apr 13 2012 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
Service is very lacking.
info Apr 13 2012 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
Casual. Very casual
info Apr 13 2012 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
Parking is like all Seattle parking: hard to come by and expensive.
info Apr 13 2012 star this tip starred

Reviews & Ratings

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attended Apr 12 2012

I had been waiting for the release of tickets for "The Book of Mormon" and saw this pop up. I knew tickets would be gone like a flash in a pan, so I quickly bought two... continued

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attended Apr 12 2012

The show was riotous, hilarious and very well done. Varla Jean Merman is an outstanding entertainer who is worthy of being big the world over.

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Website

http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/236185

Quotes & Highlights

Visit the Varla Jean Merman website.

Description

If you’re not familiar with Varla Jean Merman, nom du drag of the actor Jeffery Roberson, introductions are in order: The self-described love child of Ethel Merman and Ernest Borgnine, she’s approximately 6 feet tall (depending which cunning heels and elaborate Ann-Margret-red hairpieces she’s sporting at any given moment) and has an operatic voice ascending to a high F-sharp. (That’s "Queen of the Night’’ territory, and also a favored range for the occasional adorable hiccupy giggle.) She has the impeccable manners of a Southern debutante, combined with a taste for raunch that would leave the most jaded of libertines sputtering. If you like the kind of off-color comedy that makes you laugh till you choke, Varla Jean is your kind of girl.

Varla Jean Merman’s alter ego Jeffery Roberson shared the Outfest Film Festival “Best Actor” Award and the Aspen HBO Film Festival “Best Actress” Award with his costars Jack Plotnick and Clinton Leupp for his featured performance in Girls Will Be Girls (Sundance 2003) directed by Richard Day. He also played the role of Mary Sunshine in the revival of _ Chicago_ on Broadway.

He recently wrote and starred in the short Improve Your History with Varla Jean: Stonewall, for the launch of the MTV’s new television network Logo. He was the opening act at Vienna’s LifeBall, Europe’s largest fundraiser for AIDS research, where he performed on the same bill with Sharon Stone, Catherine Deneuve and Naomi Campbell. He recently won rave reviews last May as both director and star of _Shut Up Sweet Charlotte! _ at Le Petit Theatre in New Orleans. The production also won three Big Easy Awards including Best Comedy and Best Direction.

About the Ticket Supplier: Julia's On Broadway

Julia's on Broadway offers an extensive menu including themed dining and cocktail selections drawn from Broadway theatre. While the fare remains healthy and hearty, the d├ęcor is opulently inviting and the atmosphere is lively.