Smart Bets: Sandra Bernhard

Comedian, singer, actor and author Sandra Bernhard has spent most of the last 40 years answering interview questions about women's rights, gay rights, politics, fashion, pop culture and her friendship with Madonna. So what could Xpress possibly ask the woman behind I Love Being Me, Don't You? and the first openly-gay TV character? Turns out, Bernhard never answers a question the same way (read a full Q&A with her at And she has plenty to talk about when it comes to her new show, Sandyland, featuring stand-up, cabaret and a live band with local musicians. Sandyland comes to Diana Wortham Theatre on Saturday, Oct. 12. 8 p.m. $40/$45. Photo by Kevin Thomas Garcia


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