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Interview: Performers from the Upcoming ‘Atomic Doll Productions Presents: Shocked and Amazed!’ – Part II

Atomic Doll Productions Presents: Shocked and Amazed! was inspired by James Taylor’s Shocked and Amazed: On and Off the Midway, the world’s leading journal on weirdness in entertainment for over 30 years. Taylor is an historian and storyteller of the grand days of the Side- and Freak-Show Circuit. Saturday’s one-night-only event was created in partnership with […]

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Review: ‘Bradley’s Bucks’ at Franky Bradley’s

Acrobatic, athletic, comic, and erotic, Bradley’s Bucks have it all and delivered it all upstairs at Franky Bradley’s in their latest high-energy offering. Founded, led, and directed by Teddy Fatscher and Tommy Schimmel (well-known to Philadelphia audiences for their dare-devil performances as principal members of Brian Sanders’ JUNK), the all-male resident dance troupe – comprised […]

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TONIGHT AT 8 PM AT GALA HISPANIC THEATRE: Chocolate City Burlesque and Cabaret Presents the Third Annual ‘Black Friday’ Burlesque

Chocolate City Burlesque and Cabaret (CCBC) likes to do things a little differently. The troupe is known for its spectacular semiannual burlesque shows housed at the GALA Hispanic Theatre. Chocolate City Burlesque and Cabaret was founded to preserve and diffuse the art of Black Burlesque. Their next big show is the third annual Black Friday, […]

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Chocolate City Burlesque and Cabaret Presents the Third Annual ‘Black Friday’ Burlesque on Friday, November 25th

Chocolate City Burlesque and Cabaret (CCBC) likes to do things a little differently. The troupe is known for its spectacular semiannual burlesque shows housed at the GALA Hispanic Theatre. Chocolate City Burlesque and Cabaret was founded to preserve and diffuse the art of Black Burlesque. Their next big show is the third annual Black Friday, […]

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Twisted Knickers Burlesque and The Round World Present ‘The Bard and the Beautiful’ and ‘The Bard and ‘The Beautiful Two: Elizabethean Boogaloo’

Oh Mama, Mama what am I to do? I like Shakespeare but I like to shimmy too! It’s ‘Shakespeare with Shake Appeal’ for two nights, Saturday, October 8th in Baltimore and then Sunday, October 9, 2016, in DC as Twisted Knickers and The Round World present The Bard and the Beautiful and The Bard and […]

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2016 Capital Fringe Review: ‘A Midsummer’s Burlesque Dream’

Burlesque Classique’s mission is to reclaim the meaning of burlesque, not as something sleazy and demoralizing as many people assume, but as an energetic and titillating exaggeration of a story. Their newest show, A Midsummer’s Burlesque Dream uses Shakespeare’s famed play as its blueprint, taking the young lovers’ troubles, the fairies’ dispute, and the mechanicals’ […]

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2016 Capital Fringe Preview #25: An Interview with Chè Monique on Her Cap Fringe Show ‘Cake’ and Her Cabaret ‘Summer SOULstice’

I think everyone who’s ever popped a pastie or twirled a tassel has thought about jumping out of a cake. When one actually considers the logistics of doing that though it quickly becomes a “No, that’s okay.” Chocolate City Burlesque and Cabaret Founder, Chè Monique had the chesticles to not only try it but have the act […]

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An Interview with Maki Roll on ‘Bump & Grimes II: A Burlesque Tribute to the Walking Dead’ at The Black Cat This Friday, at 10 PM

DC hearts its nerdlesque! Do a Doctor Who-, Game of Thrones-, or Walking Dead-themed show and the fanboys and girls are sure to show up. I got a chance to chat with Maki Roll recently who has made a career of doing character-themed burlesque about her upcoming show Bump & Grimes II: A Burlesque Tribute to the […]

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The Round World Presents ‘Avenue Burly Q’: An Evening of Puppets and Pasties at Bier Baron This Sunday, 1/31 at 8 PM

The Round World is proud to present Avenue Burly Q, an evening of puppets and pasties, at the Bier Baron on January 31, 2016. Five of the DMV’s finest (weirdest) burlesque/boylesque and variety performers are putting together puppet-themed acts to entertain everyone’s inner bad boy or girl. Enter a world of singing hot dogs, lusty […]

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An Interview with Billy L’Amour on ‘Gentlemen Prefer Billy’ at Rainbow Theatre Project at Source on Monday, 11/30

Super-excited to get to talk with Montreal’s oh so fabulous Billy L’Amour, whose career spans ballet, cabaret, and burlesque and is bringing her one-woman show Gentlemen Prefer Billy to the Source Theatre for two shows on November 30th as the season opener for Rainbow Theatre Project’s 2015-2016 season. Lucrezia: Your show in DC on the […]

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