Opened Oct 12, 2012
WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
An evening of thrilling live performances fused with theatrical storytelling like no other show in New York, at Burlesque-A-Pades, experience a real authentic burlesque show as big time audiences knew it back in the day, in an intoxicating cocktail that alternates heart-stopping striptease with an eclectic mix of variety and comedy. From the Coney Island Boardwalk to the Wild West Circuit to the Las Vegas Strip to old-world Europe, Burlesque-A-Pades will transport audiences all over the globe on a trip through burlesque past, present and future.
Burlesque-A-Pades will feature direction from the American Vaudeville Theatre's Trav S.D., with a book devised by Angie Pontani and Trav S.D, and a cast that also features contemporary burlesque stars The Maine Attraction (with her Josephine Baker tribute), tassel-twirling champion Gal Friday and hula hoop hottie Pinkie Special. Burlesque-A-Pades is produced by Angie Pontani and Gary Beeber (who also produces the hit nightlife production Gotham Burlesque).