Photo: In ``Howard Crabtree's When Pigs Fly
,'' Christopher Carothers, left, and Loren Freeman don costumes designed by the show's late namesake.
From his early cabaret work to his last and greatest show, Howard Crabtree's When Pigs Fly, Crabtree created unique costumes that he himself referred to as "Disney on drugs.
Even in a theatrical season that included such queer-friendly gems as Rent and Nicky Silver's Fit to Be Tied, When Pigs Fly is a standout.
Collaboratively speaking, we fell in love with each other," says Waldrop, who later wrote and directed When Pigs Fly.
As his health worsened, When Pigs Fly became a sustaining mission.
When the number is performed in When Pigs Fly, actual lights blaze from the dancers' black shoes.