For 'Orange' star Lea DeLaria, pushing audiences comes naturally. She kicks off Tacoma Pride

Jul 18, 2018 285

Lea DeLaria is out and very in. DeLaria is a comic, actor, author and jazz singer. She’s been on the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community’s radar since the 1980s, performing on the LGBT comedy circuit. Now, she’s gone from gay-famous to just plain famous.

As Carrie “Big Boo” Black in Netflix’s “Orange Is the New Black,” she’s put “butch dyke” in the mainstream’s consciousness. The sixth season of the hit prison dramedy will be released July 27. It’s on stage where DeLaria can go off script and unleash the brand of comedy and outrageous moments she’s known for.

Read more


You may be interested