Burlesque performances around the state.
The Warrior of Burlesque, Deanna Danger.
Classic burlesque began making a comeback in the 1990s, but it has really taken off in the last eight or nine years says Richmond-based performer Deanna Danger, founder of Boom Boom Basics Burlesque and Performing Arts Studio. This is not the bump and grind of a traditional strip show, but rather a return to slow and sexy story-telling that invites audiences to use their, er, imaginations. Ready to check out a show? Richmond Burlesque Revue, June 26 Gallery5, Richmond. A gathering of Richmond-area performers. Gallery5Arts.org Ellie Quinn Presents: Some Enchanted G-String, July 17 and Oct. 2 The Venue at 35th, Norfolk. Burlesque with a fairy-tale theme. Venue-35.com Burlesque is Coming, Aug. 13 Dominion Arts Center, Richmond. A George R.R. Martin-approved Game of Thrones burlesque. RichmondCenterStage.com The Haunting of Poe, Oct. 20-21 Gallery5, Richmond. A re-telling of Poe’s life, produced by Deanna Danger. Gallery5Arts.org Brews and Burlesque, Second Friday of every month Strangeways Brewing, Richmond. A monthly show of local vaudeville-style performances. StrangeWaysBrewing.com
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