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by BWW News Desk
Heat up your holiday with Horse Trade Theater Group's (Artistic Director, Heidi Grumelot, Managing Director, Erez Ziv) 4th Annual Burlesque Blitz featuring Peter Aguero's storytelling burlesque show, Bare., Johnny Porkpie's Shocks and C*cks, and Storybook Burlesque's annual tradition, The Bible Show and a special holiday edition of Storybook's Edgar Allan Poe, Tales of the Macabre.
Friday, December 28 @ 8pm
Raw stories paired with raw burlesque. Curated and hosted by Peter Aguero (The Moth, The BTK Band), Bare. will rip the heart out of your chest, place iT Lovingly back in, and proceed to do it all over again.
Shocks & C*cks
Friday, December 28 @ 10pm
Santa, bring me a nice package! The outrageous all-nude, all-dude revue returns with a brand-new holiday tale that will warm the cockles of your heart. The cast of the original Shocks & C*cks -- including international boylesque superstar Tigger!, Mat Fraser, Hard Cory, Ferro and host Jonny Porkpie -- returns for a night of seasonal cheer. It's a stocking stuffer like no other.
Storybook Burlesque: The Bible Show
Saturday, December 29 @ 8pm
Storybook Burlesque takes on the bestselling book of all time and the greatest story every told: The Bible. From the Tree of Knowledge and Lazarus to the Plagues of Egypt and the Second Coming, The Bible Show re-imagines everything you thought you learned in Sunday school. This year, Storybook Burlesque takes a look at the darker side of the Bible, exploring this original horror classic with blasphemy and boobs. End your holiday season right with this irreverent adult take on the stories that put us all in therapy. Who knew a 2000-year-old book was this sexy? Skip church and let Storybook Burlesque save your soul.
Storybook Burlesque: Edgar Allan Poe, Tales of the Macabre
Saturday, December 29 @ 10pm
Nevermore will you see a gothic fairytale such as Storybook Burlesque Presents: Edgar Allan Poe, Tales of the Macabre. Featuring performances by BB Heart, Bitty Bamboo, Boo Bess, Cheeky Lane, Jenny C'est Quoi, Magdalena Fox and Rosey La Rouge. Let our captivating host, Edgar Allan Poe himself, lead you through this ghastly night. Special performance by Cornelius Loy on the theremin.
The 4th Annual Burlesque Blitz will receive a two night special engagement on December 28 & 29 at The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th Street between 2nd Ave and Bowery). Tickets ($20) are available online at www.horseTRADE.info or by calling Smarttix at 212-868-4444.
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.