Burlesque has long been used to lampoon power structures. Perhaps, there are few times in history that are this ripe for a good ol’ lampooning than RIGHT NOW. The ladies of Gilded Lily Burlesque have teamed up to use the power of their, ahem, positions to satire the state of the world. Let Gilded Lily tape on their pasties, throw on some sequins, add a dash of va-va-voom and FIGHT THE POWER!
Gilded Lily Burlesque will donate a portion of ticket sales to The Innocence Project, a national litigation and public policy organization dedicated to exonerating wrongfully convicted individuals through DNA testing and reforming the criminal justice system to prevent future injustice. Learn more at: http://www.innocenceproject.org/about-innocence-project.
FIGHT THE POWER stars: Headliner: "The Cyclone of Burlesque", Red Bone, Baltimore’s Sicilian Queen, Maria Bella, the uncontainable, Mourna Handful, head mistress of Studio Holliday, Gigi Holliday, Gilded Lily’s own Nona Narcisse, The Attractive Nuisance, Ruby Spruce, Miss Disa-Burly-Tease, Jacqueline Boxx, Baltimore's Butterfaced Beauty Queen, Betty O'Hellno, Baltimore's Jason Moffett and stage kittens Miranda Lookinglass and Tamara!
Fight the Power is the latest creation of Gilded Lily Burlesque, voted “Baltimore’s Best Burlesque” by the Baltimore City Paper, and Charm City’s premiere burlesque troupe. Maria Bella founder of Baltimore’s hometown heroines, “Gilded Lily” is a rising star in the neo-burlesque movement, with triumphant performances throughout North America. She was a featured artist in the 2012 New York & 2012 and 2013 Toronto Burlesque Festivals, and was selected to perform in the 2014 London Burlesque Festival. http://www.gildedlilyburlesque.com
8pm | $23, $20 members (+$3 at the door)