Go On an Exotic Summer Adventure With Big Time! Burlesque
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The last date listed for Big Time! Burlesque's Exotic Summer Adventure was Saturday June 16, 2012 / 8:00pm.
Currently at Alberta Rose Theatre
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Featured review from halfbrainboy
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This was our first Burlesque show, and we were very pleasantly surprised. If you have never been to one, I would recommend the experience, you get a live band, L'Pow who was very good, and some corny humor. The Girls were very good dancers and had some amazing costumes. The Alberta Rose Theater is nice and cozy, and had a great bar to get some drinks. The show had 1 intermission.
Whether its’ a trip to the country, and a visit to Madison Moone’s farm- where we just might see the lovely Miss Moone take a refreshing milk bath. Or an African safari with your lovely tour guide Itty Bitty Bang Bang, astride her enormous tiger. Big Time! Burlesque gives you more bang and “L’Pow!” for your travel dollar.
Take it easy in the Big Easy while you spend a sultry evening ensconced on a French Quarter veranda with the classic beauty, Charlotte Truese. Perhaps your tastes run to the maritime. A cruise down the Nile aboard Cleopatra’s barge with the Infamous Nina Nightshade is your ticket.
From rollicking on the beaches of Southern California and Coney Island (with our lovely beach bunnies, Hyancinth Lee and Lady Loaded Guns) to the heart of Aftrica and beyond- all voyages are accompanied by the rockin’, post-punk big-band sounds of Orchestre L’Pow! The group with more fire than any cruise ship band you’ve ever heard. Big Time! Burlesque’s Exotic Summer Adventure will have you transported from one fabulous local to the next in style and with class.
Orchestre L’Pow! features Ralph Huntley of the “OPB Live Wire Radio Band”, Nick O’Donnell of “The Shanghai Woolies”, Scott Johnston of “Johnny Limbo and the Lugnuts”, Monte Skillings of “La Mayor Salsa”, Dain Hudson of Seattle’s “Cute Lepers”, and Sean Hudson of “Professor Gall”.
Charlotte Treuse is an intoxicating flirt. A performer from a young age, she found her calling on the burlesque stage and has been seducing audiences ever since. A crown jewel in the Pacific Northwest burlesque scene, fans can always expect a high-quality, classic and classy tease from Charlotte. As a revivalist of the golden age of strip tease, she is thrilled to be working with Orchestre L’Pow!, a band who breathes new life into the bump and grind.
Highlights of Charlotte’s career include Tease-O-Rama 2008, The RoseHip Rendezvous West Coast Tour, The New Orleans Burlesque Festival ’09, ’10, ’11, Competing as a Judges Choice at Viva Las Vegas 15, Competing in the Best Debut Category at The Burlesque Hall of Fame 2011, and headlining the world renowned Bustout Burlesque Show.
Madison Moone is a pioneering burlesque performer, producer and educator residing in Portland, Oregon. She has successfully produced an extended run of her one woman show Madison Moone’s Burlesque Revue and currently co-produces Orchestre L’Pow! presents Dames and Games and Orchestre L’Pow! presents Big Time! Burlesque. As a soloist, she has performed on premier Northwest stages such as The Triple Door, The Rosehip Revue, The Bossanova Ballroom, The Can Can Cabaret, and Dante’s. In 2011 Miss Madison brought her revolutionary workshop That’s My Boa Betch to the nationally acclaimed burlesque convention BurlyCon in Seattle, Washington.
*The Infamous Nina Nightshade *
Having performed in Las Vegas at the 2011 Burlesque Hall of Fame’s Movers, Shakers and Innovators Showcase, this bittersweet beauty is just the right mix of elegance with a hint of humor. The Infamous Nina Nightshade will excite you with her costumes, entrance you with her dancers grace and show you why she is known to have “quite a few tricks up her sleeve”.
Since donning her first pair of pasties at the Glam-o-Rama Girly Show, she has performed all over Oregon including such shows as Burlesque Sil Vous Plait, Rosehip Review, Prettythings Peepshow, Uncle Eerie’s Shiver Show and has even performed live with the Stolen Sweets and Orchestre L’Pow. She was also a member of the Rose City Rendevous burlesque tour from Portland to San Francisco.
“The poison you just can’t put down”. She is sure to mesmerize and surprise with her grace, creativity and unique approach to classic burlesque.
*Itty Bitty Bang Bang *
Since bursting onto the Portland burlesque stage in the fall of 2008, Itty Bitty Bang Bang has shimmied her way into countless hearts in venues all over the city. Once described as “the Lucille Ball of Portland burlesque”, her stage presence is simply explosive and she delights in making her audience laugh.
Itty Bitty has been seen in some of The City of Roses finest burlesque showcases and in addition to her presence in the Portland burlesque community, she has taken her act on the road to destinations all over the West Coat and beyond. She performed as a member of the Sinn Savvy Productions West Coast tour, represented Portland as a competitor in the Main Event of The 2010 Great Boston Burlesque Expo and proudly joined the traveling celebration of all things Big Lebowski, Lebowski Fest, on their stops in Portland, Seattle and Los Angeles.