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Thursday, January 8, 2009

Revealed: cutting-edge burlesque with a dirty twist

Brought to you by GiGi La Femme (pictured left) and Doc Wasabassco, Revealed is a cutting-edge burlesque show with a sinfully dirty twist. This unique and extra-sultry night features the sexiest, most notorious burlesque performers in New York City, as you've never seen them before! Revealed promises you more bang for your buck than any other show in town. What surprises will the girls have in store for us this month? Come find out and experience an evening of salacious striptease and skin, where the climax of each number leaves everything...Revealed.

January's show is going to be hot and WET! Featuring water themed performance by: The Intoxicating Anita Cookie, NYC's Most Delicious Dish, Clams Casino, The Girl Dreams Are Made Of, GiGi La Femme, The Borg Queen of Burlesque, Kobayashi Maru, Delinquent Darling, Peekaboo Pointe, and Alabaster Beauty, Ruby Valentine.

Every month features Your Gibson Geisha Girl Fantasy, Madame Rosebud as our sexy stage kitten and your charming and inebriated host, Bastard Keith! Revealed Burlesque is on the third Wednesday of every month at 10pm at UNDER St. Marks (94 St. Marks Place between 1st and Avenue A) Tickets ($20) are available by calling Smarttix at 212-868-4444 or online at www.horseTRADE.info

Doc Wasabassco In addition to Revealed, Doc Wasabassco, "The Kingpin of Burlesque', produces Wasabassco Burlesque and The NEW Monday Night Burlesque at Public Assembly. Wasabassco hosts monthly shows at Brooklyn venues Living Room Lounge and Sputnik, The Palace of Wonders in Washington D.C., feature shows at Brooklyn hot spots Southpaw and Union Hall, and many fine venues throughout New York! Wasabassco Burlesque is sponsored by Wasabassco Hot Sauce, a delicious blend of wasabi, hot peppers, and spices. Lots of hot sauces are hot, but Wasabassco is bursting with spicy flavor! www.wasabassco.com

GiGi La Femme is a delectable feast for the eyes, heart and soul. One of the most active performers on the New York Burlesque scene, she is a mainstay at many of the city's most critically acclaimed shows and best loved venues from the Bronx to the Battery and beyond. A multi-level threat, GiGi is a striptease artist, go-go dancer, pin-up model, chanteuse, host, and producer. GiGi has appeared in shows including This is Burlesque, Le Scandal, Pinchbottom Burlesque, Starshine Burlesque, Sweet & Nasty Burlesque, and Wasabassco Burlesque. She has graced stages at The Brooklyn Academy of Music, Coney Island, Corio, The Cutting Room, Public Assembly, The Slipper Room, The Palace of Wonders in Washington D.C. and a multitude of venues near and far. GiGi is also a founding member of The Burlesque Alliance, producers of some of the east coast's largest burlesque events. www.gigilafemme.com

Horse Trade Theater Group is a self-sustaining theater development group; with a focus on new work, it has produced a massive quantity of stimulating downtown theater. Horse Trade's Resident Artist Program offers a home to a select group of Independent Theater artists, pooling together a great deal of talent and energy. It is also the home of FRIGID New York - the first and only festival of its kind in New York City.

"Worth considerably more than the paltry $20 admission fee it demands, the neo-burlesque show Revealed offers up a substantial helping of coquetry, comedy and camp, along with other, pinker, softer words beginning with the letter C." -Anna King, New York Press

"Yes, there's full nudity, and I for one approve, but the best part of the fun is in the gaudy creativity on display." Jon Sobel, Blogcritics Magazine

"An ideal date night for the decadent." -Not For Tourists Guide

"You can't go wrong at Revealed if you're looking for a night of escapist fun and classic entertainment. And you can drink in the theater. Doesn't get much better than that." -Larry Litt, New York Theatre Wire

Here's some of GiGi La Femme's earlier work in Starshine Burlesque:

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