From cabaret queen to YouTube sensation, Miss Coco Peru can knock 'em dead in any media, and she does it with such ease that she's deluged with emails asking for the secret to her happy life. In response to these requests, she's created her latest show: A Gentle Reminder -- Secrets to a Somewhat Happy Life. No one can be happy all the time, but this step-by-step guide, conveyed through story and song, will prepare you to re-enter the world and create your own somewhat happy life.
Storyteller/monologist Miss Coco Peru aka Clinton Leupp got his/her start as a downtown favorite in the cabaret world of NY after he wrote, produced, directed, and starred in his first show “Miss Coco Peru in My Goddamn Cabaret” over 20 years ago.
On screen, Miss Coco is best known for her roles in Jim Fall’s feature film, trick (Sundance 1999) and Richard Day’s Girls Will Be Girls. (Sundance 2002) For this film Coco shared the Best Actress Award with his two co-stars at the HBO Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen as well as the Best Actor Award at LA’s Outfest Film Festival. Other film appearances include To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar, Nick and Jane, and Straight-Jacket. Coco can be heard in the Disney animated feature, The Wild as Mamma Hippo! She also appears in the highly-ish anticipated sequel of Girls Will Be Girls, which will be released some day, hopefully.