PLAYBILL PLAYLIST: Off-Broadway's Pageant Contestants Pick Songs They'd Do Drag To
21 Aug 2014
Nick Cearley: "I Can't Make You Love Me" by Bonnie Raitt. I think if I were to do a song in drag, I want to translate the pain and torture I feel realistically through the beautiful text of this heartbreaking classic. I also have mastered the single tear with the help of a yellow onion grown in my backyard… Well, my mom's backyard.
Set in the magical world of La Belle Epoque Paris, where fashion, glamour, and passion prevail, Lerner and Loewe's celebrated musical is a romantic comedy about one young woman's journey to find her true self... and her true love.