Whedonism, AwesomeCon, and Capital Fringe Festival

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I know, I know, I’m super late in updating my gig dates for June!  Things have been delightfully crazy, with lots of exciting shows on the horizon.  First up, this year not only marks six years of Whedonism: A Burlesque Tribute to Joss Whedon, but also the 20-year anniversary of the Buffy the Vampire Slayer TV series.  To celebrate, this year’s Whedonism is all Buffy-themed.  We had a great show last weekend at the Black Cat in DC, and this Saturday the Slayers, Watchers, Scoobies, and Big Bads hit the road to the Ottobar in Baltimore.

Next, Naked Girls Reading DC returns to AwesomeCon with the panel we debuted last year, Nerdlesque: Bringing Fandom to the Burlesque Stage, thanks to the hard work of Alice Darling.  We had a full room and extremely positive responses last year, and we’re looking forward to bringing some new guests, including DC performer Buster Britches and Anja Keister from New York City, producer of D20 Burlesque and co-producer of the International Nerdlesque Festival (which I had the honor of performing in this year!).

Then I’m back with Astro Pop Events, the creators of the infamous Elvis’ Birthday Fight Club, for the riotous patriotic romp known as America The Game Show, in both DC and Baltimore the weekend before Independence Day.

Finally, I’m returning to Capital Fringe Festival with Eclectic Mayhem Productions’ modern burlesque reinterpretation of the first surrealist play, Tiresias’ Tits’.  Rehearsals are underway, and believe me when I say this show is completely ridiculous and strangely heartwarming.

Dates and info for these and other shows below!

Saturday, June 10, 2017: Whedonism VI: Buffy Slays, A Burlesque Tribute to Buffy the Vampire Slayer, at The Ottobar, 2549 N. Howard St, Baltimore, MD.  Doors 8 pm, show 9 pm.  Tickets and info: http://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1484215?utm_source=fbTfly&utm_medium=ampOfficialEvent

Friday, June 16, 2017: DC Weirdo Show Presents: Drive-In Movie! at The Bier Baron Tavern, 1523 22nd St NW, Washington, DC.  Doors 8 pm, show 9 pm.  Tickets and info: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dc-weirdo-show-presents-drive-in-movie-tickets-34801582470

Saturday, June 17, 2017: AwesomeCon Panel, Nerdlesque: Bringing Fandom to the Burlesque Stage, Walter E Washington Convention Center, 801 Mt. Vernon Place NW, Washington, DC.  Panel: 7:30 pm – 8:15 pm.  Tickets and info: http://awesome-con.com/

Friday, June 23rd, 2017: Naked Girls Reading DC Presents 5th Annual Nerdettes at DC Arts Center, 2438 18th St NW, Washington, DC.  Doors 10 pm, show 10:30 pm.  Tickets and info: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2988902

Saturday, June 24th, 2017: Fantastique: A Midsummer Strip! at Mobtown Ballroom, 861 Washington Blvd, Baltimore, MD. Doors 8 pm, show 9 pm.  Tickets and info: http://fantastique.bpt.me/

Friday, June 30th, 2017: Astro Pop Events presents America the Game Show: F*ck Yeah! at Gala Hispanic Theatre, 3333 14th St NW, Washington, DC.  Show: 8 pm.  Tickets and info: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/america-the-game-show-fck-yeah-tickets-34922894317?aff=efbeventtix

Saturday, July 1st, 2017: Astro Pop Events presents America the Game Show: F*ck Yeah! at the Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Ave, Baltimore, MD.  Show: 8 pm.  Special Sunday 1 pm Day Drinker’s Matinee.  Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1833100320343095/

Saturday, July 8th, 2017: Capital Fringe Festival: Eclectic Mayhem Productions presents Tiresias’ Tits at Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H St NE, Washington, DC.  Show 9 pm.  Tickets (on sale June 19th): https://www.capitalfringe.org/fringefestival-2017/tickets-passes

Thursday, July 13th, 2017: Capitol Fringe Festival: Eclectic Mayhem Productions presents Tiresias’ Tits at Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H St NE, Washington, DC.  Show 9:15 pm.  Tickets (on sale June 19th): https://www.capitalfringe.org/fringefestival-2017/tickets-passes

Friday, July 14th, 2017: Naked Girls Reading DC presents Neil Gaiman at DC Arts Center, 2438 18th St NW, Washington, DC.  Tickets on sale soon!

Saturday, July 15th, 2017: D20 Burlesque Presents Joss Whedon Burleque at Parkside Lounge, 317 E. Houston St, New York, NY.  Tickets on sale soon!

Sunday, July 16th, 2017: Capital Fringe Festival: Eclectic Mayhem Productions presents Tiresias’ Tits at Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H St NE, Washington, DC.  Show 2:45 pm.  Tickets (on sale June 19th): https://www.capitalfringe.org/fringefestival-2017/tickets-passes

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017: Capital Fringe Festival: Eclectic Mayhem Productions presents Tiresias’ Tits at Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H St NE, Washington, DC.  Show 5:15 pm.  Tickets (on sale June 19th): https://www.capitalfringe.org/fringefestival-2017/tickets-passes

Friday, July 21st, 2017: Capital Fringe Festival: Eclectic Mayhem Productions presents Tiresias’ Tits at Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H St NE, Washington, DC.  Show 8:15 pm.  Tickets (on sale June 19th): https://www.capitalfringe.org/fringefestival-2017/tickets-passes

Saturday, July 22nd, 2017: Capital Fringe Festival: Eclectic Mayhem Productions presents Tiresias’ Tits at Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H St NE, Washington, DC.  Show 7:00 pm.  Tickets (on sale June 19th): https://www.capitalfringe.org/fringefestival-2017/tickets-passes

Friday, August 4th, 2017: Pastius Revelio: A Burlesque Tribute to Harry Potter at the Black Cat, 1811 14th St NW, Washington, DC.  More to come!

 

Happy New Year!!

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Now that 2016 is behind us at last, I am ready to start 2017 off right!  I am absolutely thrilled to be joining the cast of Astro Pop Events’ Elvis’ Birthday Fight Club this year.  I have been a huge fan of this show, and of Astro Pop Events in general, for years, and I can’t even tell you how ecstatic and honored I am to be a part of EBFC!  Two words: dream gig!  If you haven’t seen EBFC, now in its seventh iteration, you’re in for a treat.  This knock-out production features seven elaborately staged bouts, Elvis-themed burlesque, and below-the-belt commentary from co-hosts “Elvis” and “Kittie Glitter.”

But that’s not all: I’m performing in a brand new burlesque revue in Annapolis, Maryland, co-producing and performing in a burlesque and variety tribute to the Addams Family, and joining Blacklist Burlesque in Richmond for a Queen tribute.  All in the first couple weeks of the year!  Later in the month (on Inauguration Day, no less!), Naked Girls Reading returns with the ever-popular January erotica show.  Beautiful naked women reading erotica on stage?  Whew!  Let’s get into the details, shall we?

Friday, January 6, 2017 and Saturday January 7, 2017:  Elvis’ Birthday Fight Club 2017 at GALA Hispanic Theatre, 3333 14th St NW, Washington, DC.  Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/elvis-birthday-fight-club-2017-tickets-29751167543?aff=affiliate1

Thursday, January 12, 2017: Les Folies Derriere: A Cheeky Burlesque Revue at Metropolitan Kitchen and Lounge, 169 West St, Annapolis, MD. Tickets: http://metropolitanannapolis.com/event/les-folies-derriere-burlesque-show/?instance_id=36126

Friday, January 13, 2017: The Addams Family Burlesque and Variety at The Bier Baron Tavern, 1523 22nd St NW, Washington, DC.  Tickets: http://addamsfamilyburlesque.eventbrite.com

Saturday, January 14, 2017: Burlesque Rhapsody: A Tribute to Queen at Dominion Arts Center, 600 E. Grace St, Richmond, VA.  Tickets: http://www.etix.com/ticket/p/2455210

Friday, January 20, 2017: Naked Girls Reading presents Come Into My Parlor (erotica) at DC Arts Center, 2438 18th St NW, Washington, DC. http://nakedgirlsreadingerotica17.bpt.me/