My tribute to Helmut Newton and Yves Saint Laurent, 1994. Photo by David Bartolomi

My tribute to Helmut Newton and Yves Saint Laurent, 1994. Photo by David Bartolomi

The early Cabaret Years, 1997

The early Cabaret Years, 1997

In tails for my Marlene Dietrich tribute at the Museum of the Moving Image, 2000

In tails for my Marlene Dietrich tribute at the Museum of the Moving Image, 2000

“The Darling of Café Sabarsky” in action (with Todd Almond at the piano), Café Sabarsky, Neue Galerie Museum, ca. 2004

“The Darling of Café Sabarsky” in action (with Todd Almond at the piano), Café Sabarsky, Neue Galerie Museum, ca. 2004

Singing Leo Ferré’s  Avec Le Temp s at Spiegeltent, NYC, ca. 2007

Singing Leo Ferré’s Avec Le Temps at Spiegeltent, NYC, ca. 2007

Masked for a midnight show, covering Grace Jones’s version Piazzolla’s  Libertango , 2009

Masked for a midnight show, covering Grace Jones’s version Piazzolla’s Libertango, 2009

Channelling the King of Rock ‘n Roll in “The Importance of Being Elvis”, my one man show at Joe’s Pub, NYC, 2010

Channelling the King of Rock ‘n Roll in “The Importance of Being Elvis”, my one man show at Joe’s Pub, NYC, 2010

Entertaining at a benefit held at the Angel Orensanz Foundation in NYC, 2014

Entertaining at a benefit held at the Angel Orensanz Foundation in NYC, 2014

Performing  HK Gruber’s Frankenstein!!!  at the venerable Emery Theater in Cincinnati, 2012

Performing HK Gruber’s Frankenstein!!! at the venerable Emery Theater in Cincinnati, 2012

Posing for The New York Times for  an article about my culinary memoir, The Art of Gay Cooking , 2018. Photo by Annie Tritt.

Posing for The New York Times for an article about my culinary memoir, The Art of Gay Cooking, 2018. Photo by Annie Tritt.