It seems that the world has finally come to its senses and realized that being a Geek is a good thing. How good, you ask? Good enough to inspire burlesque shows! It’s not really all that surprising when you think about it. If you drew a Venn Diagram of “sexy” and “nerdy” the space where they overlap would be burlesque (you could add glitter and hot-glue also but that would be getting away from today’s subject).
Today we are talking about geeky burlesque! Errr….geeklesque?
We’ve got books, video games, pirates, Star Wars, Star Trek, Muppets, Lord of the Rings, Doctor Who and much more epic awesomeness to blow your mind and reduce you to a quivering mass of nerdy joy. So, without further ado, here’s our picks for upcoming Geeklesque performances around the country.
New York, New York
What do you get when you cross Burlesque with Battlestar Galactica, the Twilight Zone, Doctor Who, Star Trek, the X-Files and Sea Quest? Give up? You get EPIC WIN BURLESQUE Presents: SCI-FI TV! This Friday and Saturday, September 14th and 15th see your favourite science fiction television shows explode onto the stage with sexy, geeky glory!
Also coming up next Tuesday, September 18, Hotsy Totsy Burlesque presents their tribute to the BBC nerd-classic Doctor Who. Apparently, the doctor is sick and tired of everyone making a profit off of his name and face all over the internet, so he’s decided to host a galactic burlesque show. This nerd-tastic night of inter-galactic booty shaking will feature performances by Cherry Pitz, Lana Firebird, Lewd Alfred Douglas, Little Motown, Matt Knife, Nasty Canasta, Nelson Lugo, Ruby Solitaire, Teddy Turnaround and Handsome Brad as Dr. Who!Arts >