Category: Shows

Dueling Dysney Act Two Photos!

As promised, second act photos from Dueling Dysney! Enjoy! (And if you like this, feel free to share with your closest friends and family, coworkers, Seamless delivery person, etc. 🙂 )

Featuring Silky Bliss as the Evil Queen (Snow White) vs. Spicy L’amour as Mulan (Mulan) and acrobatic ace Spookey as the Mad Hatter against Queen of Hearts Jason Waterfalls (Alice in Wonderland).

Looking for Act One pics? Click here.

Photos: Veronica Toone

Dueling Dysney Act One Photos!

Hi friends! It’s been a while, but we’re BACK and better than ever! On Saturday, March 9, we had our first show of 2019 at Drom. Dueling Dysney was an interactive show a la Bananas vs. Cherries that pitted GOOD Disney characters against EVIL ones, and it was a blast!

Below are some snaps from Act One, which featured Luscious Lane as Tick Tock Crocodile vs. Twinky Boots as Twinker Bell (Peter Pan); Fifi Dubois as Ariel against Bombshell Betsy’s Ursula (Little Mermaid); and Hellz Kitten’s Dalmation vs. Munroe Lilly’s Cruella De Vil (101 Dalmatians).

Enjoy! (And click here for Act Two pics.)

Photos: Veronica Toone

Bananas vs. Cherries Act Two PHOTOS!

Welcome back from intermission. Here are some snaps from Act Two of Bananas vs. Cherries! Thanks again to EVERYONE who came out and voted and thanks to all the performers who made this one of our best shows evah! Oh yeah, and we raised $200 for The Center, thanks to all you generous raffle ticket-buyers! xoxo

Did you miss the Act One photos? Click here!

Photos: Veronica Toone

Bananas vs. Cherries Act One PHOTOS!

Thanks to everyone who came out to DROM on Saturday, March 10 for Bananas vs. Cherries. It was a super fun night and the underdog Cherries (ladies) brought home most of the trophies! (Yay, team #cherryontop!) Anyway, here are some pics from Act One. Ready for more? Click here.

Photos: Veronica Toone

Come out and support The Center

Friends! We are just days away from our inaugural 2018 show, Bananas vs. Cherries at Drom!

As you know, part of our mission is to raise money for charity and this show is no exception. We are excited to announce that all the proceeds from our intermission raffle on Saturday will go to The Center.

In their own words:

The Center has been a home and resource hub for the LGBTQ community, NYC residents and visitors since our founding in 1983. We provide a place to connect and engage, find camaraderie and support, and celebrate the vibrancy and growth of the LGBTQ community. Offering health and wellness programs; arts, entertainment and cultural events; recovery, parenthood and family support services, The Center strives to provide a welcoming environment where everyone is celebrated for who they are.

Visit The Center to find out more—we’re open 365 days a year!

So come out and join us, because not only will you see a great show, you will be supporting an important, LOCAL organization. #burlesqueforacause

See you at Drom!

xoxo,
LFF

 

Bananas vs. Cherries

Doors open at 7 PM, Show at 7:30.

Drom, 85 Avenue A, New York, NY 10009, 212-777-1157Tickets: Early Bird $15 (until 2/23); $20/advance; $25/door; $30 VIP. Closest subway is the F at 2nd AvenueDrom is also walkable from the 6 (Astor Place) and R, W (8th St – NYU).

Awkward Holiday Party PHOTOS! (Part Deux)

Welcome back everyone! Here are some more photos from our Awkward Holiday Party at the Triad on Saturday. Act two in all it’s naked glory! (And, if you missed it, here are photos from act one.)

Awkward Holiday Party PHOTOS!

Awkward Holiday Party PHOTOS!

On Saturday, December 9, we threw an Awkward Holiday Party at The Triad. Our intrepid guests braved the 3-inch snowmageddon and were rewarded with a super fun evening that included naughty reindeer, naked elves, drag ballet and the placing of legos into some very intimate places. Here are some photos from act one.

Ready for act two? Click HERE. And thanks again to all the performers, our awesome audience and everyone who bought raffle tickets to support Pets for Vets. We raised over $300!

Until next time!
xoxo

Great ExPETations

As you may know, Pets for Vets is a national nonprofit that pairs shelter dogs with returning veterans to help them deal with PTSD, depression and other post-deployment issues. Here are some videos explaining more about their mission and introducing you to some of the vets and pups they’ve helped.

*sniff* Is it getting a little dusty in here? Just me? Okay, fine.

Anyway, we’d love for you come out to The Triad Saturday night for Awkward Holiday Party, where we will be raising money for the NYC-Long Island chapter of Pets for Vets. Tickets start at just $15! (LIMITED TIME OFFER! Use promo code JINGLEBALLS to save 15%!)

You can also donate to Pets for Vets NYC-LI directly via PAYPAL.

But we really hope to see you on Saturday!

Awkward Holiday Party, December 9 at The Triad Theater, 158 W. 72nd Street, NY, NY, 10023, 212-362-2590. Doors at 9; Tickets $15 in advance, $20 at door. 

xoxo,
LFF

Paws for a Cause

Paws for a Cause

Hi friends!

On December 9, We will be raising money for the NYC-LI chapter of Pets for Vets. Last year, between our Halloween show and another event, we raised more than $500 for this amazeballs organization that pairs shelter dogs with vets suffering from PTSD. We would love to raise even more this year, so please come out for a great night of burlesque and fun with an awkward holiday twist!

Awkward Holiday Party, December 9 at The Triad Theater, 158 W. 72nd Street, NY, NY, 10023, 212-362-2590. Doors at 9; Tickets $15 in advance, $20 at door. 

Decadent Photos!

Decadent Photos!

Finally! Here are some photos from Decadent: 100 Years of Burlesque. From Dandy Dillinger’s 1920s showgirl fabulosity to Candy Applebottom’s 2010s tribute to staying connected, we traveled through time on Saturday, April 22 and never looked back. Thanks to everyone who came out to The Triad and made the voyage so fantastic.

1920s

Dandy Dillinger kicks us off with an ethereal number reminiscent of a butterfly emerging from its chrysalis.

1930s

Ruby Mechant gives us some 1930s glamour with just a touch of Italian sass.

1940s

Spicy L’amour blows her bugle for the boys “over there.”

1950s

Shimmy LeCoeur shows us the devil in disguise with her tribute to the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll.

1960s

Hellz Kitten asks the age-old question, “will you still love me tomorrow?” with a shocking twist at the end.

1970s

Munroe Lilly loves to love us and takes another little piece of our hearts.

1980s

Luscious Lane revisits the Cold War with a “pop” of color.

1990s

Tutu Toussaint gives us montage of the best ’90s hip-hop.

2000s

Twinky Boots takes the red pill with his tribute to the Matrix.

2010s

And finally, Candy Applebottom lights up our world with her sassy futuristic moves.

Behind the scenes:

Photos: Veronica Toone