Photo Feature: He’s no Iron Lady

Published 12:05 am Thursday, January 26, 2012

BEN HILLYER | THE NATCHEZ DEMOCRAT — Rose Temple, left, takes a photo of Rusty Jenkins, reflected a mirror, before Wednesday night’s show.

Hollywood makeup artists may be able to transform Meryl Streep in former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher but they have nothing on the artists at the Natchez Little Theatre who transformed Rusty Jenkins into Earl “Brother Boy” Ingram, a transvestite who thinks he is Tammy Wynette — just one of the eccentric characters in the play “Sordid Lives” now playing at the Natchez Little Theatre. This comedy contains adult language and adult situations. The plays runs through Sunday. For more information go to www.natchezlittletheatre.org or call 601-442-2233. 

Ben Hillyer | The Natchez Democrat — Mascara is applied as Rusty Jenkins is reflected in a makeup mirror Wednesday night.

Ben Hillyer | The Natchez Democrat — False eyelashes assist in the transformation.

Ben Hillyer | The Natchez Democrat — Glittery jewelry gives Jenkins that glamorous look.

Ben Hillyer | The Natchez Democrat — The transformation from Jenkins to Tammy Wynette begins with a solid makeup foundation.