Just in time for Halloween!
Vancouver’s favourite ‘nerdlesque’ troupe, the Geekenders, return to the Rio Theatre‘s stage for a re-mounted performance of one of their weirdest… and definitely creepiest… shows yet!
Don’t be a “Misery”, take a “Stand”, get “Carrie”d away, get with “It” and “Jaunt” down for a “Shining” example of…(we refuse to make a Tommyknockers pun)… amazing burlesque artists coming together to put on the Stephen King-iest burlesque show Canada’s ever seen!
As always, audience costumes are welcome – and encouraged! (Show us what you’ve got, kid.)
Friday, October 25
Doors 7:00 pm | Show 8:00 pm
Tickets $25 advance HERE | $30 at the door
*Must be 18+ w/ID for entry. Must be 19+ w/ID for bar service.
*Sorry, Groupons and passes not accepted for this event.
Featuring over fifteen of Vancouver’s biggest nerdlesque names, Kitty Glitter, Jayne Fondue, Dee Twenty, Rocket Sauce, Poutina Turner, Sasja Smolders, Veronica Vamp, Riannaconda, Jared Arthur, Curly Bright, Luna Eclipse, and special guest stars Brandy Snifter and Tiffy Twisters.
Hosted by Trixie Hobbitses.
Called a “cult sensation” by Vancity Buzz and being distinguished as producers of what the Vancouver Sun called “the weirdest show of 2015”, Geekenders Nerdlesque has taken the Canadian burlesque scene by storm. Since their debut in 2012, Geekenders Nerdlesque has been in high demand, performing to packed audiences in Vancouver’s most fabulous venues, wowing over 40,000 people in British Columbia with their tightly-choreographed Vegas-style nerdlesque spectaculars.
Today, Geekenders Nerdlesque is well-known for seamlessly integrating the worlds of burlesque, geekery, drag, queerlesque, dance, and theatre into their productions, incorporating well-known burlesque stars with passionate newcomers to create shows full of good humour, love for their source material, and a unique, whimsical style all their own.
Here’s what the media has to say about Geekenders productions:
“…Absolutely hilarious. The Geekenders did a fabulous job with lovingly skewering the source material.”
“…local impresarios Geekenders, who spare no imagination with their programming. A geek and queer-friendly collective that turns the nerdiest of fantasies into realities…”
-Vancity Buzz on Geekenders
“…Geekenders are taking the ropes and giving opportunities for females to be cast in non-traditional, male-dominated spaces. In doing so, they’re changing the fandom for the better while remaining true to its roots.”
-Cecilia Lu in Living Myth Magazine
Like Geekenders on Facebook for more information on their variety shows, dances, theatrical endeavours and burlesque tributes!
Voted the #1 Independent Theatre in Vancouver, the Rio Theatre is a multimedia venue featuring arthouse, mainstream and cult-classic cinemas as well as live entertainment. Built in 1938, the Rio has been fully restored with a state of the art digital projector, surround sound, a huge stage and 420 luxurious seats.1660 East Broadway, Vancouver, BC
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