This Weekend: Peggy Shaw Gets "Ruff" on the Stage

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This Weekend: Peggy Shaw Gets "Ruff" on the Stage

Tonight and through the weekend you can see acclaimed butch crooner Peggy Shaw onstage at Dixon Place. In a new performance, "Ruff is a tribute to those who have kept Shaw company over the last 68 years, a lament for the absence of those who disappeared into the dark holes left behind by her recent stroke, and a celebration that her brain is able to fill the blank green screens with new insight." 

In the below interview, Shaw explains how her recent stroke inspired this performance: