Tiresias’ Tits Extended!

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I have been having the time of my life playing a self-narrating film noir reject detective in Eclectic Mayhem Productions’ world premiere run of genderbending surrealist burlesque play Tiresias’ Tits…and it looks like Capital Fringe Festival noticed how wacky we are, because we’ve been extended!  If you missed our initial run you can catch us for three more performances July 27th, 29th, and 30th.  Details and ticket link below!

Don’t forget that Pastius Revelio: A Burlesque Tribute to Harry Potter is coming up soon at the Black Cat, as well as Naked Girls Reading the Internet at DC Arts Center!

Thursday, July 27th, 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.  https://www.capitalfringe.org/events/1095-tiresias-tits

Thursday, July 29th, 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.  https://www.capitalfringe.org/events/1095-tiresias-tits

Thursday, July 30th, 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.  https://www.capitalfringe.org/events/1095-tiresias-tits

Friday, August 4th, 2017: Pastius Revelio: A Burlesque Tribute to Harry Potter at the Black Cat, 1811 14th St NW, Washington, DC.  VIP (guaranteed premium seating and goodies) $25; general admission $15 advance, $20 day of show: http://www.blackcatdc.com/shows/burlesque.html

Thursday, August 10th, 2017: LUSH Burlesque & Variety at 13.5% Wine Bar, 1117 West 36th St, Baltimore, MD.  Show 9 pm.  Tickets: http://lush6.bpt.me/

Friday, August 11th, 2017: Naked Girls Reading Presents the Internet at DC Arts Center, 2438 18th St NW, Washington, DC.  Doors 10 pm, show 10:30 pm.  Tickets: http://nakedgirlsreadinginternet17.bpt.me/

Friday, September 8th, 2017: Naked Girls Reading at DC Arts Center, 2438 18th St NW, Washington, DC.  More to come!

Friday, September 22, 2017: The New York Burlesque Festival Premiere Party at Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Ave, Brooklyn, NY.   www.thenewyorkburlesquefestival.com

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.  http://eclecticmayhemproductions.com/project/tiresias-tits/

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.  http://eclecticmayhemproductions.com/project/tiresias-tits/

Friday, July 14th, 2017: Naked Girls Reading DC presents Neil Gaiman at DC Arts Center, 2438 18th St NW, Washington, DC.  Tickets: http://nakedgirlsreadingneilgaiman3.bpt.me/

Saturday, July 15th, 2017: D20 Burlesque Presents Joss Whedon Burleque at Parkside Lounge, 317 E. Houston St, New York, NY.  Tickets: http://whedonburlyq715.bpt.me/

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.  http://eclecticmayhemproductions.com/project/tiresias-tits/

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.  http://eclecticmayhemproductions.com/project/tiresias-tits/

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.  http://eclecticmayhemproductions.com/project/tiresias-tits/

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.  http://eclecticmayhemproductions.com/project/tiresias-tits/

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!

Friday, August 11th, 2017: Naked Girls Reading Presents the Internet at DC Arts Center, 2438 18th St NW, Washington, DC.  More to come!

Friday, August 18th and Saturday, August 19th, 2017: Shamelessly Hot’s Dark Side (Pink Floyd Tribute) at Frame of Mind, 140 State St, West Columbia, SC.  Show: 8 pm.  Tickets: https://squareup.com/store/shamelessly-hot

Friday, September 8th, 2017: Naked Girls Reading at DC Arts Center, 2438 18th St NW, Washington, DC.  More to come!

Friday, September 22, 2017: The New York Burlesque Festival Premiere Party at Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Ave, Brooklyn, NY.   www.thenewyorkburlesquefestival.com

 

Performance Calendar

Photo by Cheryl Fair Photography, headdress by Rae Beth Designs, necklace by Sihaya Designs

Happy spring, darlings! I’m delighted to announce that for the second year in a row, I have been voted first runner-up in the Best Performance Artist category of Washington City Paper’s Best of DC 2017 Reader’s Poll. I’m honored–thank you to all of you who voted!! Check out all the winners here: http://legacy.washingtoncitypaper.com/bestofdc/poll/artsandentertainment/2017/best-performance-artist

There are so many great things coming up over the next few months. I hope to see you at one or more of them!

Cheers,

Cherie

Saturday, April 8th, 2017: Titanic Event at Encore Retirement Community, Ellicott City, MD

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017: Lagunitas Brewery event at RFD Washington, 810 7th St NW, Washington, DC, part of the Craft Brewers Conference 2017 festivities. 9 pm. http://www.lovethebeer.com/rfd.html

Thursday, April 13th, 2017: Ragtime Stomp with Tongue in Cheek Jazz Band at Bossa Bistro & Lounge, 2463 18th St NW, Washington, DC. Show at 10 pm, $5 at the door: http://bossadc.com/events/tongue-in-cheek/

Friday, April 28th, 2017: The Nerdlesque Festival Grand Premiere, The Marlin Room at historic Webster Hall, 125 11th St, New York, NY. Tickets and information: http://www.thenerdlesquefest.com

Saturday, May 6th, 2017: WomanHouse–Girls Aren’t Funny at The Crown, 1910 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD. Doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, tickets $12 advance, $15 at the door: https://tinyurl.com/WomanHouse3

Saturday, May 20th, 2017: House of Sweetbottom Burlesque Revue at Mobtown Ballroom, 861 Washington Blvd, Baltimore, MD. Doors 8 pm, show 9 pm; advance tickets $15 general admission, $20 VIP (guaranteed seating first two rows); day of show tickets $17 GA, $25 VIP: https://mobtownballroom.com/event/show/1267

Friday, May 26th, 2017: Americana, Burlesque, and Sideshow Festival Friday Fandom Show at The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave, Asheville, NC. Tickets $20: http://www.absfest.com/schedule/

Saturday, June 3rd, 2017: The Evil League of Ecdysiasts presents Whedonism VI: Buffy Slays: A Tribute to Buffy the Vampire Slayer at the Black Cat, 1811 14th St NW, Washington, DC. Doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, tickets $15 advance, $17 day of show, $20 VIP (guaranteed seating first two rows): http://www.blackcatdc.com/shows/burlesque.html

Saturday, June 10th, 2017: Whedonism VI: #BuffySlays20: Baltimore edition. 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/

 

Performance Calendar

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As the air cools and the holidays approach, I find myself moving into a bit of a hibernation phase.  But never fear!  You can still find me on stage with my Naked Girls sisters and at DC’s wildest day party, La Boum Brunch!

Saturday, November 19, 2016:  Naked Girls Reading Poetry at DC Arts Center, 2438 18th St NW, Washington, DC.  http://nakedgirlsreadingpoetry16.bpt.me/

Sunday, November 20, 2016 (day): La Boum Brunch at Capitale, 1301 K St NW, Washington, DC.  Reservation only.  http://laboumbrunch.com/

Friday, December 9, 2016: Naked Girls Reading Holiday Show at DC Arts Center, 2438 18th St NW, Washington, DC. http://nakedgirlsreadingholiday16.bpt.me/

Sunday, December 11, 2016 (day): JUST ADDED!! Dr. Sketchy’s DC at the Bier Baron Tavern, 1523 22nd St NW, Washington, DC.  https://www.facebook.com/events/1436045559740467/

Sunday, December 18, 2016 (day): La Boum Brunch at Capitale, 1301 K St NW, Washington, DC.  Reservation only.  http://laboumbrunch.com/

Performance Calendar

Greetings, all!  I’m back from touring with Burlesque is Coming and SO VERY READY for the Halloween season to begin!  October’s gigs kick off with some of my very favorite people at one of my very favorite venues–a hair metal burlesque show at the Black Cat mainstage with Baltimore’s Gilded Lily Burlesque!  In addition, Naked Girls Reading DC celebrates our 5-year anniversary of reading naked to DC audiences with our annual spooky-themed show.  For ticket links and more info on these and other fantastic October events, see below!

Saturday, October 1, 2016: Pour Some Glitter On Me: Hair Metal Burlesque at the Black Cat (Mainstage), 1811 14th St NW, Washington, DC.   http://www.blackcatdc.com/shows/burlesque.html

Saturday, October 15, 2016 (day): La Boum Brunch at Capitale, 1301 K St NW, Washington, DC.  Reservation only.  http://laboumbrunch.com/

Saturday, October 15, 2016 (evening): La Boum Boum Room at L’Enfant Café, 2000 18th St NW, Washington, DC.  http://laboumbrunch.com/laboumboumroom

Friday, October 21, 2016: Naked Ghouls Reading at DC Arts Center, 2438 18th St NW, Washington, DC. http://nakedgirlsreadingwicked5.bpt.me/

Sunday, October 23, 2016 (day): La Boum Brunch at Capitale, 1301 K St NW, Washington, DC.  Reservation only.  http://laboumbrunch.com/

Friday, October 28, 2016: The Halloween Circus with Jonny Grave and the Tombstones at the Black Cat (Mainstage), 1811 14th St NW, Washington, DC.  Tickets: http://www.blackcatdc.com/shows/mardi-gras.html

Saturday, October 29, 2016: Monster Movie Double Feature at The Bier Baron Tavern, 1523 22nd St NW, Washington, DC.  Tickets: http://monstermovie.bpt.me/

Sunday, October 30, 2016 (day): Rocky Horror Titty Show: Burlesque Brunch at The Bier Baron Tavern, 1523 22nd St NW, Washington, DC.  Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rocky-horror-titty-show-burlesque-brunch-tickets-27541718020?aff=efbeventtix

Burlesque is Coming and Beyond!

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Robert Baratheon (Ray Bullock) and Lyanna Stark (Cherie Sweetbottom) in Blacklist Burlesque’s Burlesque is Coming 2016 tour. Photo by Robert Escue.

If you’ve been following me on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram, you know I’ve been touring for a second year with Burlesque is Coming, the only Game of Thrones burlesque tribute personally approved by A Song of Fire and Ice Series creator George R.R. Martin.  We’re about halfway through the tour, having wrapped up the New England and some of our Mid-Atlantic tour dates, and this Saturday we head out on the road for two weeks, touring to Mr. Martin’s theatre in Santa Fe, where we’ll play for three nights, and then back across the country to finish at Ottobar in Baltimore.  Our remaining tour dates are as follows:

Saturday, September 10, 2016: Burlesque is Coming to Toy Boat, Toy Boat Community Arts Center, 101 Fairview Rd, Asheville, NC. Tickets: https://burlesqueiscoming.ticketleap.com/asheville/

Sunday, September 11, 2016: Burlesque is Coming to Red Light Cafe, 553 Amsterdam Ave Northeast, Atlanta, GA.  Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/game-of-thrones-burlesque-is-coming-tickets-26637998972?aff=efbeventtix

Monday, September 12, 2016: Burlesque is Coming to The Honest Pint, 35 Patten Way, Chattanooga, TN.  Tickets: https://burlesqueiscoming.ticketleap.com/honestpint/

Tuesday, September 13, 2016: Burlesque is Coming to The HiTone Cafe, 412 N. Cleveland St, Memphis, TN.  Tickets: https://holdmyticket.com/tickets/245136

Wednesday, September 14, 2016: Burlesque is Coming to Texas Theatre, 231 W. Jefferson Blvd, Dallas, TX.  Tickets: http://www.prekindle.com/promo/id/24545708306359780

Thursday, September 15, 2016: Burlesque is Coming to Mesa Music Hall, 4151 N. Mesa, El Paso, TX. Tickets: http://neonticket.com/event/burlesque-is-coming/

Friday, September 16, 2016: Burlesque is Coming to Jean Cocteau Cinema, 418 Montezuma Ave, Santa Fe, NM.  Tickets: https://ticketing.us.veezi.com/purchase/1187?siteToken=YzixG7Wg7U%2BtijsfRnIPnA%3D%3D

Saturday, September 17, 2016: Burlesque is Coming to Jean Cocteau Cinema. Two shows, 7 pm and 10 pm. Tickets: https://ticketing.us.veezi.com/sessions/?siteToken=YzixG7Wg7U%2BtijsfRnIPnA%3D%3D

Sunday, September 18, 2016: Burlesque is Coming to Jean Cocteau Cinema (matinee).  Tickets: https://ticketing.us.veezi.com/purchase/1190?siteToken=YzixG7Wg7U%2BtijsfRnIPnA%3D%3D

Monday, September 19, 2016: Burlesque is Coming to The Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave, Denver, CO.  Tickets: https://holdmyticket.com/tickets/250166?tc=theorientaltheater&_ga=1.172754147.1963258569.1468867069

Tuesday, September 20, 2016: Burlesque is Coming to Prohibition Hall, 1118 McGee St, Kansas City, MO.  Tickets: https://burlesqueiscoming.ticketleap.com/kc/

Wednesday, September 21, 2016: Burlesque is Coming to The Ready Room, 4195 Manchester Ave, St. Louis, MO.  Tickets: http://www.thereadyroom.com/event/1224273-game-thrones-burlesque-st-louis/

Thursday, September 22, 2016: Burlesque is Coming to Mercury Ballroom, 611 S. 4th St, Louisville, KY.  Tickets: http://concerts.livenation.com/event/160050AF32714F78?_ga=1.218994841.1690754957.1461634185

Friday, September 23, 2016: Burlesque is Coming to Bossy Grrls Pin Up Joint, 2598 N High St, Columbus, OH. Ticket link coming soon!

Saturday, September 24, 2016: Burlesque is Coming to The Parkway Theatre, 644 Broadway Ave, McKees Rocks, PA. Tickets: https://burlesqueiscoming.ticketleap.com/parkway/

Sunday, September 25, 2016: Burlesque is Coming to Ottobar, 2549 N Howard St, Baltimore, MD. Tickets: https://www.ticketfly.com/event/1276649

Saturday, October 1, 2016: Pour Some Glitter On Me: Hair Metal Burlesque at the Black Cat (Mainstage), 1811 14th St NW, Washington, DC.   http://www.blackcatdc.com/schedule.html

Friday, October 21, 2016: Naked Ghouls Reading at DC Arts Center, 2438 18th St NW, Washington, DC.

Friday, October 28, 2016: The Halloween Circus at the Black Cat (Mainstage), 1811 14th St NW, Washington, DC.  Tickets: http://www.blackcatdc.com/shows/mardi-gras.html

Saturday, October 29, 2016: Monster Movie Double Feature at The Bier Baron Tavern, 1523 22nd St NW, Washington, DC.  Tickets: http://monstermovie.bpt.me/

Sunday, October 30, 2016: Rocky Horror Titty Show: Burlesque Brunch at The Bier Baron Tavern, 1523 22nd St NW, Washington, DC.  Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rocky-horror-titty-show-burlesque-brunch-tickets-27541718020?aff=efbeventtix