Lea DeLaria and the Valencia Rose present: Two Professional Acrobats and One Guy Just Fooling Around. A benefit for Coming Up! [handbill]. Lea DeLaria.

Lea DeLaria and the Valencia Rose present: Two Professional Acrobats and One Guy Just Fooling Around. A benefit for Coming Up! [handbill]

San Francisco: Valencia Rose, [1982]. 8.5x11 inch sheet printed one side, very light handling wear, very good. Illustration by Stephan Martin.

This was the year that DeLaria came to San Francisco and began her long career doing stand-up comedy at the Valencia Rose in the Mission District. Eleven years later, Entertainment Weekly called her "the first openly gay comic to break the late-night talk-show barrier" after she appeared on The Arsenio Hall Show in 1993 and declared "I'm a bi i i i ig dyke!" Today she may be best known for her portrayal of "Big Boo" on Orange Is the New Black.

Cat.No: 188186

Price: $22.00

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