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The unexpected Kevin Adams

It's the understatement of the year to say that virtually any show designed by Kevin Adams packs a big surprise. Consider some of his recent projects: The stage adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe's The Tell-Tale Heart, starring drag queens Sherry Vine and Jackie Beat. Or Christmas at the Ivanovs', an absurdist Russian fable built around a hatchet murder. Or Hedwig and the Angry Inch, the rock musical about an East German male-to-female transsexual--based on Plato's Symposium. Even when Adams

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