Billie & Brittle

One night you might see her dressed to the nines with formal gloves and a gardenia in her hair, belting out Billie Holiday classics. Another night you might see her on the stage at Penumbra or Mixed Blood theaters. Still another night, you might see her in the kitchen at Calvary Church, wearing an apron […]

Singer/actress Thomasina Petrus answers our 10 questions

Race is very much on the mind of singer/actress/cashew brittle mogul Thomasina Petrus these days, partly because of who she is and partly because of the play she appears in. “The Gospel of Lovingkindness” is a ripped-from-the-headlines drama about two mothers — played by Petrus and her co-star from this winter’s “The Color Purple” at […]