Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Dolls' show out of this world.

Byline: David Steinberg JOURNAL STAFF WRITER

Local drag artists The Dolls return to the stage this weekend with their new, improbably titled holiday show "Joan Crawford and Marilyn Monroe Conquer the Martians."

As with The Dolls' Christmas shows of the last two years, this one is a musical, lavishly costumed spoof of 1960s celebrity TV holiday specials.

For the first time, several leads will sing live to bolster the cast's tradition of lip-synching songs on tape.

Ken Ansloan and Matthew Bubb two of the Dolls troupe wrote the script for the show, which will be staged today and Saturday at the Hiland Theatre.

Bubb explained the storyline:

"Martians are going to destroy Earth unless Joan and Marilyn show them the meaning of Christmas," he said. …

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