Friends in drag highlight funeral
- Published: 31 Mar 2013 at 19.39
- Online news:
AYUTTHAYA: Guests attending the cremation of a transvestite in Bang Pa-in district were stunned on Sunday when more than 20 performers in full costume from the well-known Alcazar cabaret show in Pattaya held an emotional tribute to their late colleague, Thai Rath newspaper reported.
The actors took turns to perform about a dozen heartfelt solo and group shows during the cremation ceremony for Meechoke Changsorn, a 45-year-old former cabaret performer who died of pneumonia on Wednesday, at Wat Klarng Koh Ragum in tambon Sarm Ruan late in the afternoon.
Several of them cried while performing in front of Meechoke’s coffin and each performance earned a big round of applause from about 100 guests, Thairath said on its website.
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