Performer Candis Cayne, right, encourages audience recruits in a lip-sync rendition of Julie Andrews' "Do-Re-Mi" from the musical "The Sound of Music" during her weekly performance of The Candis Cayne Show at The Tomato Restaurant on 6th Avenue and 21st Street in Manhattan.
Candis says it is hard to categorize her show, but people should not confuse what she does with drag; "Drag are men that dress up in women's clothing and dress up as fierce girls and perform. Transgendered people are people that live as females and that's their life- they identify as females, they have surgeries to become female. And they are also performers. So I fall into a category of my own. I have a category of my own, I'm so lucky!"
photo by Angela Jimenez for The New York Times
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