We’ve been talking about it all month, but Halloween is almost here! As I mentioned before, this time of year, Halloween events flood our website and the burlesque events that roll through are always the most interesting.
I’ve been making an effort to feature as many as I can over the past month, so you probably saw my picks for the first half of October’s events already. Today, I will feature the other half of October’s shows so that you can hurry up and get tickets to these shows before they’re gone for good.
Check these out:
Friday, October 25 I 5th Annual T*ts-or-Treats Burlesque Show! The Bat City Bombshells present their 5th Annual Halloween Burlesque show that will scare your pants off! This is one of their FAVORITE shows of the year as we present all of their best spooky, creepy, and downright sexy routines that will leave you asking for more! The Bombshells are pleased to bring to our stage things that bump in the night, Molly Macabre, Chola Magnolia and Bethany Summersizzle! Stay after the show to enjoy drinks with the amazing band Palomino!
Friday, October 25 I HITCHCOCK – “A special edition of Naked GHOULS Reading” For the fifth year in a row, Naked Girls Reading Chicago is hosting its annual Naked GHOULS Reading Halloween spectacular. But this year will be even more special. The bare lasses have decided to scare their pants off with a variety of readings from the master of suspense, Alfred Hitchcock. PLUS, there will be fun Hitchcockian themes for each segment (you will not want to miss this) AND a Hitchcock Costume Contest. So, don your best Psycho duds, grab a reservation and watch beautiful naked girls reading from some of literature’s most suspenseful moments.
Los Angeles, California
Friday, October 25 I MISS KITTY’S 13 ANNUAL HOLLYWOOD HALLOWEEN BALL (W/CLIVE BARKER) The Boulet Brothers, Miss Kitty’s Parlour, Black Unicorn, The Stockrom and Lip Service present: Miss Kitty’s World famous 13TH Annual HOLLYWOOD HALLOWEEN BALL With your supreme host (Master of Horror) CLIVE BARKER! A Nightclub Haunted Mansion packed with DJs, performance, horror mazes, carnival games, nightlife royalty and sin: 4 Areas / 2 Packed Dancefloors, Live Horror Shows & Stages, Haunted Hayride Lapdancers, Bobbing for Apples in Blood, Apple Cider Vodka Punch specials, Go-Go Monsters, County Fair Games, Live Stage Productions, Maze of HORRORS, Grand Costume Competition and a Meet & Greet with Clive Barker. Starring: GOGO AMY & SHOKRA with MELODIE GORE, CHROME GIRL, BO TOXICUH, DANNA DARKE, and the full cast of The Boulet Brothers Circus family of performers.
Friday, October 25 I PBB’s Rocky Horror Picture Show @ Bama Theatre Watch the movie while the Pink Box Burlesque performs it Live Action! Prop Bags will be available at the Merch Table for 5 BONES! NOTE: The Historic Bama Theatre does not allow WATER, RICE OR TOAST.
Friday, October 25 I Tilted Torch: Spook-o-rama Tilted Torch, DC’s premier variety show, presents their 5th annual Halloween production, Spook-o-rama. This year, all gremlins, goblins, and witches on brooms are gathering at the Anacostia Arts Center for a party under the moon. Join the creatures of the night for a carnival of mirth and masquerade in celebration of All Hallows’ Eve. Ruby Rockafella will rattle your skeleton bones with her sinful burlesque when she rises from the grave. The Sweater Set will lure you with their blood-curdling lyrics and eerie melodies. Pandora’s Box will make you jump out of your skin with her wicked performance art. At the top of the witching hour, Malibu will cast a spell on you with her vicious variety, while Miss Joule will drive you mad when she escapes from the insane asylum. The head boogieman is the sinister femme-cee Shortstaxx. With ghastly games and an outrageous raffle, Tilted Torch will make you scream for more! Come dressed to stir up some fear on this spine-chilling fright night!
HALLOWEEN! Thursday, October 31 I Hot Todd Lincoln’s House of Horrors! Join Deanna Danger, Kay Sera, Sunny Sighed and Bal’d Lightning, Ruby Rockafella, Chérie Nuit, Cricket, Abby Gillett and stage kitten Kiki Allure for a night of frighteningly tantalizing burlesque, belly dance and sideshow!
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Saturday, October 26 I Adèle Wolf’s Burlesque & Variety Show – Halloween Spectacular! Enjoy a night out with the sultry art of the striptease and amazing variety acts! Guest stars this month are Tana the Tattooed Lady, Jeez Loueez, and Mariel a la Mode! This is our special Halloween show complete with costume contest, door prizes, photo booth, and audience participation games! There will be burlesque performance by: Tana the Tattooed Lady (Portland, OR), Jeez Loueez (St.Louis, MO), Mariel a la Mode (St.Louis, MO) and, of course, Adèle Wolf (OKC). Aerial by Mariel a la Mode (St.Louis, MO). Bellydance by Lamees Amar (OKC) and Ayperi Al Jawahir (OKC). Music for the evening will be provided by Sonya Barrett (OKC).
New York, New York
Saturday, October 26 I D20 Burlesque presents Nerdy Nightmares! Join D20 Burlesque for one of the nerdiest, and naughtiest, Halloween events of 2013! D20 Burlesque is back to give you a night of geeky gore and nerdy nightmares based around your favorite video games, comics and other dorky loves! Hosted by Pat and Tony with horrifying burlesque from Lewd Alfred Douglas, Anja Keister, Matt Knìfe, Fem Appeal, Teddy Turnaround and Lefty Lucy plus frightening go-go from Stockholm Filly.
Tuesday, October 29 I Utterly Urban Burlesque: Ain’t that some Spooky Sh*t? Utterly Urban Burlesque: Ain’t That Some Spooky Sh*t? , Halloween Edition, will feature the MVP of the UUB twerk competition: Miss JanTina Parker. Plus, additional performances by Falana Fox, Foxy Squire, and Man-eee Champagne. Join host Bonita Boogie for a fabulous night of erotic performances and dancing to the sounds of DJ Ollie.
Wednesday, October 30 I The Pink Room: David Lynch Burlesque The Pink Room: David Lynch Burlesque season kicks off with Fire Walk With Me Burlesque! One of The Pink Room’s most popular shows is being revisted on the EVE of Hallow’s Eve so get your best Log Lady or Agent Cooper costume out! This show has everything you want from Twin Peaks Burlesque but it is R-RATED! This prequel to David Lynch’s most popular television show, Twin Peaks, was booed at the Cannes Film festival in 1992 but went on to become a cult hit. Don’t miss this twisted and beautiful tribute to Laura Palmer. It will have everything from “Lil, my mother’s sister’s girl” to creamed corn and The Pink Room’s usual dose of “garmonbozia.” Francine “The Lucid Dream” plans to show you why she is considered “The Blue Rose of Burlesque” with this nerdlesque-infused dark cabaret. She suggests buying advanced tickets to avoid getting trapped in the limbo of “The Black Lodge” (the front lounge at Parkside Lounge).
Las Vegas, Nevada
Saturday, October 26 I Live Burlesque in Las Vegas presents…The 3rd Annual Halloween Stripshow Don’t miss Live Burlesque in Las Vegas’ 3rd annual Halloween extravaganza. Doors open and 8:30pm and guests will be greated by go-go dancing from Penni Piper and Rene Flux. The show starts at 9pm and features Las Vegas locals: La Rosa Muerta, Tralena Sable, Vi Vacious, Miss Karla Joy, Aya Fontaine, Mellons Collie, Anita Brassiere and Haute Couture. Coming all the way from California: Miss Hula-La and Lil Miss Vicious. The whole she-bang will be hosted by: Sugar Shagmore and SpiderElla will be the stage kitten for the evening. Besides the stage show there will also be a Sparkbooth photobooth, Halloween candy for all audience members, and a costume contest for a few lucky audience members.
Saturday, October 26 I The Time Traveling Circus Journey through time and space into the future, the past and around the entire universe as expressed by tribal belly dancing, hoop dancing, burlesque, aerial arts, contortion, acrobatics, fire dance and glow LED black light performance. The top performers from all over California will be in attendence to take you on the most epic journey of Tribal Circus Fusion Time Travel, just in time for Halloween! Starring: Valentina (Unity) & The Hoop Unit, Tiana Zoumer (The Female Hooper of the Year), Revolva, Aileen Lawlor, The Shimmy Sisters, Laura Dasi, Jennifer Curry Wingrove, Tito Bonito, Caterina Suttin, Sassy Stiletto, Lola Demure, Kinki Kalypso, Di Lovely, Josie Bunnie, Arabina Dance Company, Holly Quinn & Ivy Tease, Kyle Clark, Valentina’s Vaudeville Vixens, Raven Noir, Danielle Yoder and Danzen Jenn.
Sunday, October 27 I Graveyard Stories: Burlesque to Scream By Fall has arrived and the blood moon of October is here, casting a ghoulish light upon our stage and All Hallow’s Eve is not far off. This is the time of year when the ghosts come out of the woodwork and He Who Walks behind the Rows demands the sacrifice. It is the time of year that when the scares come out and sweet sound of screams fill the cool night air. Come see…Bettie Fever, Candy Apples, Miss Violet DeVille, Chesty LaRue, Dahlia Ste. Cyr and Marcus DeBoyz, Morgue Anne, Carlotta Shakin and Cacia Vice. The inscrutable Mister Bawdy is the keeper of this bone yard on this moonless night.
Sunday, October 27 I The Rocky Horror Pastie Show at Columbia City Theater Now in it’s third year The Rocky Horror Pastie Show has become a tradition among Rocky Horror and burlesque fans alike. In case you missed the show before and especially if you didn’t you’ll truly be shivering with anticipation as this stellar cast brings you a live stage adaptation of Rocky Horror with a little less dialogue and a LOT more T&A. Featuring: Grant Frey and Lovie Lane as Brad and Janet, Zora Phoenix as Frank-N-Furter, Isaiah Esquire as Rocky, Sofia Flash as Magenta, Miss Kennedy as Columbia, Noah Mickens as Riff Raff and Burk Biggler as Dr. Scott. Also featuring knockout burlesque performances by: Infamous Nina Nightshade, Lascivious Lenore, Sofia Flash, Rian Ryn, Dee Dee Pepper and special guest Whisper De Corvo. And be sure to break out your fishnets, pearls, and platforms so you can walk away with some fancy prizes from the Rocky Horror costume contest.