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|Big Burlesque Rides Again!!|
|Date||Friday July 01|
|Time||8:00 PM - 10:00 PM|
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The Dark Room Theater
2263 Mission St. at 19th Street
San Francisco, CA
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: HEATHER MACALLISTER 415-748-0702 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Big Burlesque’s Fat-Bottom Revue In
Eat You Alive Tour 2005
San Francisco--For the first time ever, the East Coast will be able to enjoy the bounty of bootie that is the Fat-Bottom Revue! Hailing from the legendary Barbary Coast of San Francisco, this exclusively plush-size, gender inclusive, multicultural cabaret has been WOW-ing audiences all over the U.S. and Canada, but this will be their very first tour of such East Coast hot spots as The Knitting Factory in NYC and the Milky Way in Boston. They’re thrilled to be showcasing the diversity of San Francisco for the East Coast to fall in love with. Forget those East Coast hurricanes - we`re hittin you like an EARTHQUAKE, San Francisco-style!
Look for them with different special guests in each town! You can even follow them from town to town on this ten-day tour-- and never see the same show twice!
Be sure to bring your folding money for some personal attention, and some sexy Big Burlesque merchandise to take home. Remember, you can always get more info from http://www.bigburlesque.com.
Kicking off the tour will be three HOT local
shows. Come by and support your favorite big belles (and bois!) of Burlesque as they get ready to take the world by storm!
July 1st & 2nd: New York AND Bust! Fundraiser: A
feature-length revue of new songs and new dancers
(along with some audience favorites!). This is the
first Big Burlesque Production since February 2004, so don't miss it! See Revalucian, Pussy Flambe, Gia Coquette, Sugar LaMoore, Lady Venus, Lady Monster, and PaPa Dino shake it like an earthquake for you! MC`d by the multi-talented dancer and filmmaker, Mr. Pam!
* Special Appearance on Friday, July 1st: Agent
provocateur Marilyn Wann (Fat!SO?) as the Candy Girl! http://www.fatso.com
* Special Appearance on Saturday, July 2nd: Corpulent comedy by the hardest working comic in show business, Jen Kober! http://www.kobercomedy.com
Dark Room Theatre 2263 Mission @ 19th, SF. 8:00pm
Tickets $10 in advance at http://www.darkroomsf.com; $15 at the door if seats are available.
Wheelchair accessible, work exchange available.
July 8h: Fantasy Match-Up: Big Burlesque and Candye Kane! The long-awaited San Francisco pairing of inimitable jump blues and swing diva Candye Kane and our own Big Burlesque beauties in a hoppin show to benefit the National Center for Sex and Culture. You can also catch Candye in her gospel persona at MCC Church the following night, http://www.mccsf.org for info or http://www.candyekane.com. Sorry, no dancing girls in the church that night.
July 16th: NOLOSE Conference, Newark, NJ: This annual event for fat dykes, bi women, trannies, and queer allies is a fabulous, one-of-a-kind event that will change your life if you let it! Get the details at
July 17th: Fat-Bottom Revue at New York’s legendary Knitting Factory! A real live cabaret show with an incredible lineup: Big Burlesque and the Fat-Bottom Revue, Nedra Johnson (acoustic yet fierce funk rock), Coney Island sideshow legend Eak the Geek, and the East Coast Phat Fly Girls. Tix in advance at http://www.knittingfactory.com
July 21st: Starshine Burlesque at Rififi, NYC. Hosted by New York burlesque scenesters Creamy Stevens and Little Brooklyn. There will be a full moon outside - if you`re lucky, you might see one inside, too!
July 22nd: Northampton Burlesque Extravaganza.
Appearing with NoHo’s Femmetastic Fatales and lots more! Heywood Wakefield MC`s!
July 23rd: Party in P-Town with the Fat-Bottom Revue!
We`re gathering friends from all over the U.S. to
perform with local big and beautiful drag queen
Pearlene in this fabulous queer vacation spot on the
sea. Theater-Go-Round, UU Church, late late show at 11:30pm.
July 24th: Fat-Bottom Revue hits Boston`s Milky Way with a full-length show including Big Burlesque and the Fat-Bottom Revue, Phat Fly Girls, Syster Act, Femmetastic Fatales, and MORE! MC`d by nationally known drag king Heywood Wakefield! http://www.bigmoves.org
And save the dates: Big Burlesque performs at the
annual NAAFA conference held Aug. 12-14th here in San Francisco. http://www.bigsummerfun.com
November 4th & 5th, 2005: Worth the Weight: Big
Burlesque returns to the ginormous stage at SOMArts for a no-holds-barred, full-scale production of truly massive proportions!