Jesters brings drag queen bingo to Longmont to draw younger crowd

screencapture9LONGMONT — Green glitter eye shadow and high heels are not part of comedian Todd Simmonds’ daily routine, but they’re everyday wear for his stage character, Mona Lott.

Simmonds developed a drag queen alter ego for a stand-up audition in Las Vegas but kept her around for her big mouth.

“I talk about a lot of popular trends and hot topics, and Mona can say a lot of things that I can’t get away with,” Simmonds said. “You don’t mess with a 45-year-old, 300-pound man with boobs this big.”

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