• Alan Cumming: Legal Immigrant

  • By: Alan Cumming
  • Narrated by: Alan Cumming
  • Length: 2 hrs and 16 mins
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars (944 ratings)

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Alan Cumming: Legal Immigrant

By: Alan Cumming
Narrated by: Alan Cumming
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Publisher's summary

Legal Immigrant is Alan Cumming's collection of musings on his experiences as a US citizen, growing older, and what it feels like to be an immigrant in today's America, featuring songs and stories that are as eclectic and idiosyncratic as Alan himself. The audio, recorded live at the Minetta Lane Theatre, is a smorgasbord of genres, styles, and tales. Replete with laughter, tears and, of course, provocation, featuring covers of songs made famous by a diverse array of musical legends.

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©2019 Alan Cumming (P)2019 AO Media LLC

Our favorite moments from Legal Immigrant

"I’m Alan Cumming. I’m a legal immigrant."
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Alan explains becoming a citizen because he wanted to vote.
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Alan talks TV and gun stances.
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  • Alan Cumming: Legal Immigrant
  • "I’m Alan Cumming. I’m a legal immigrant."
  • Alan Cumming: Legal Immigrant
  • Alan explains becoming a citizen because he wanted to vote.
  • Alan Cumming: Legal Immigrant
  • Alan talks TV and gun stances.

"It is everything I thought it would be: smart, hilarious,
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About the Creator and Performer

Alan Cumming has performed with Jay-Z and Liza with a Z; he has won a Tony, hosted the Tonys, and been nominated for an Emmy for doing so. He has a soap called Cumming in a Bar, and a bar called Club Cumming. He made back-to-back films with Stanley Kubrick and the Spice Girls. He has played God, the Devil, Hitler, the Pope, a teleporting superhero, Hamlet, all the parts in Macbeth, General Batista of Cuba, a goat opposite Sean Connery, Dionysus, a Smurf (twice) the EmCee in Cabaret (thrice), a James Bond baddie—oh, and political spinmeister Eli Gold on seven seasons of The Good Wife for which he received multiple Golden Globe, Emmy, and SAG award nominations. He is the author of five books including a #1 New York Times best-selling memoir. He plays the first ever gay leading role on an US network drama, CBS’s Instinct. He appeared on Sesame Street, Dora the Explorer, topless in Playgirl, and naked on the cover of his second album.

He has received over 40 awards for his humanitarianism and social activism, three honorary doctorates, both the Great Scot and Icon of Scotland awards from his homeland, and was made an OBE (Officer of the British Empire) for his contributions to the arts and LBGTQIA+ equality by the Queen, whose portrait was taken down when his was unveiled at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery in 2014.

He has sung in concert halls across the globe including the Sydney Opera House, the London Palladium, the Hollywood Bowl, and Carnegie Hall, and Billboard said of his last concert tour Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs, "he's an icon to behold—he is unapologetically himself, and with a talent like that, he has no need to apologize."

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