Tallahassee, Florida (PressExposure) June 11, 2008 -- Jade Esteban Estrada, the host of the 19th Annual South Florida GLAAD Media Awards on the Bravo Network, will deliver his award-winning solo musical comedy âICONS: The Lesbian and Gay History of the World, Vol. 3â at 8:00 p.m. Monday, June 9, 2008 to The Comedy Zone located at 401 East Tennessee Street in Tallahassee, Florida. Tickets are $10 at the door. The performance is the first event in a weeklong celebration for Tallahassee PrideFest 2008. For more information visit http://www.getjaded.com or [http://www.tallhasseepride.com] or call 850-575-4242.
No stranger to Tallahassee, Estrada took home the award for âEntertainer of the Yearâ at the 2006 Rainbow Awards presented by The Family Tree of Tallahassee.
âEstradaâs show defies categorization,â states Kati Schardl of the Tallahassee Democrat. âHe is Americaâs Prince of Pride.â
Estradaâs previous comedy club appearances have included Gotham Comedy Club, Crazy Times Comedy Club, Fajita Warehouse Comedy Room and the New York Comedy Club among others. He also hosted Fiesta Flambe at Rivercenter Comedy Club during Fiesta Week in San Antonio, Texas.
The Canadian-based comedy web site The Comedy Green Room named Estrada the âComic of the Week.â
âYou definitely shouldnât miss New York-based solo performer Jade Esteban Estrada, who has made a career of one-man shows in which he plays various historical gay figures,â states Mark Lowry of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
ICONS: The Lesbian and Gay History of the World. Vol. 3 won the awards for Best Solo Performance and Best Original Music at the 2006 Columbus National Gay and Lesbian Theatre Festival. In the show he portrays biblical Naomi, King James, Bessie Smith, Greg Louganis and Mary Cheney, the daughter of Vice-President Dick Cheney.
Steve Marsh of Minneapolis-St. Paul Magazine calls him âgenuinely funnyâ¦one of the finest solo theatre artists of the 21st century.â
Estrada also stars in the upcoming sci-fi action film âThe Innocent Killersâ where he plays a gay assassin.