Opens Off-Broadway at La Mama Theater in May
August Darnell who became an ’80s icon as leader of Kid Creole and the Coconuts, is recapturing the era in an Off-Broadway musical, Cherchez la Femme. (Photo: August Darnell)
personified ’80s pop culture, as larger-than-life Calypso bon vivant
“Kid Creole,” leader of the band Kid Creole & The Coconuts. The 1980s were so grand, colorful, and over-the-top they were dubbed “The Big ’80s.” Now that era is set to return in the musical Cherchez La Femme
at the iconic La Mama Theater in East Greenwich Village.