Party 34: Oscar Burlesque Show (March 5, 2010)

Party 34: Oscar Burlesque Show
The most fabulous Oscar party in town, two days early. Hosted by Tigger! Featuring Burlesque Sensations: Dirty Martini, Ms Tickle, Jo Boobs, Dr Lucky, Little Brooklyn, Nasty Canasta & DJ Momotaro.

Limousines and Red Carpet Arrivals

The Oscars are not complete without a Red Carpet. This week our guests will arrive at a different location where they will be picked up by a champagne-stocked limousine that will drive them to the Red Carpet, where paparrazi will be screaming their names and snapping their pictures. Red carpet arrivals are between 9-11 PM only. The spectacular 3 Act Show begins promptly at 11PM. See you on the Red Carpet!
 

Oscar Burlesque Cast: Nasty Canasta

www.nastycanasta.com
Internationally-renowned artstar (and reigning Cheese Queen of Coney Island) Nasty Canasta is frequently hailed as a genius of the neo-burlesque scene. A "burlesque queen" (The NY Times) and "Brooklyn's greatest burlesque star" (The Brooklyn Paper), Nasty is the co-producer of Pinchbottom ("Best Burlesque in NYC" - NY Magazine, "Most Innovative" - Exotic World Pageant) and the impresario behind Sweet & Nasty Burlesque. Her performances mix classic burlesque with pop culture and a taste for the theatrical to create a dazzling spectacle of perplexing proportions.

Oscar Burlesque Cast: Jo Boobs

www.schoolofburlesque.com
JO “BOOBS” WELDON (NYC)
Jo Weldon is the Headmistress and Founder of the New York School of Burlesque. Internationally renowned as burlesque personality Jo Boobs, she's rounded her heels on stages from Coney Island to Las Vegas. She's the winner of such exotic titles as Best Bump N Grinder, Best Teacher and Mentor, and Biggest Cougar in Burlesque! She has worked with performers from Leonard Cohen to Spinal Tap, and has been featured on television shows from CBS Sunday Morning to Gossip Girl. Her book, The Pocket Book of Burlesque: A Backstage Guide, featuring a foreword by Margaret Cho, is due to be released by Harper Perennial in 2010.
 

Oscar Burlesque Cast: Little Brooklyn

www.littlebrooklyn.com
Sweet as an egg cream, thrilling as the Cyclone, and built like the Brooklyn Bridge. Co-producer of NYCs infamous and long running Starshine Burlesque, Little Brooklyn can also be seen as a guest star at This is Burlesque at Corio, as well as popular New York venues such a The Slipper Room, Le Scandal, Public Assembly, Pinchbottom Burlesque and exotic shows including Sideshows by the Sea Shore at Coney Island, the New York Burlesque Festival, Tease-O-Rama, and Miss Exotic World - where she took home the title of first runner up in 2007. Proud recipient of not one... but a trio of highly coveted golden pasties from the New York Burlesque Festival. Her acts mix classic tease with a slapstick sense of humor that really puts the "Gee-whiz!" back in G-string! Little Brooklyn: a Coney Island RedHot!

Oscar Burlesque Cast: Dr. Lucky

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www.myspace.com/drlucky
Dr. Lucky has been entertaining and educating the kids for over a decade.  Deemed a “Burlesque Expert” by NY1 and a “Big, Bad, Bold Drag Queen” by Bust Magazine, her unique comedic timing and over-the-top theatricality have garnered her critical acclaim around the world.

Oscar Burlesque Cast: Dirty Martini

 www.missdirtymartini.com
www.myspace.com/dirtymartiniburlesque
Miss Exotic World 2004, Miss Dirty Martini was named the "Sexpot Sophisticate" by New York Magazine and has been described as "one of the best in burlesque" by the New York Times, "the queen of them all" by the London Daily Telegraph, and "the decadent expression of female sensuality in action" by the NY Daily News.  Miss Martini has become and underground celebrity and a favorite of the legends of burlesque who performed in the 1940's and 1950's.  She has headlined burlesque shows across the USA and in Europe and Scandanavia.  Miss Martini was recently featured in V Magazine with a five page editorial featuring photographs taken by Karl Lagerfeld and was last month voted number one burlesque performer in the world.

Oscar Burlesque Host: Tigger!

 Our Host for the Oscar Burlesque Show.
www.myspace.com/tiggernyc 
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A Stripperformance Artist/Actor/Dancer who has performed in NY & abroad for 21 years. He has been NY's premier Boylesque stripper for 13 years (its only one for several years). Won the 1st ever Mr. Exotic World title (Best Boylesque) at Burlesque Hall of Fame in Las Vegas in 2006. Has also received 5 Golden Pastie Awards, including "Most Likely to Get Shut Down by the Law" & "Most Unpredictable Performer." Just named the Top Male Burlesque Performer of 2009 in an online poll. Called "the Boylesque King"..."a heart-pounding climax" by LA Weekly, "hysterical and acrobatic"..."with waspish élan" by The New York Times, "quite delightful"..."simultaneously hilarious and titillating" by TheaterMania, "the taboo-defying dynamo" by Next Magazine.