From lit cruises to glittering mazes to takes on wintry burlesque, here are. The burlesque nutcracker voted best burlesque of western washington by king 5 gives the traditional ballet a bawdy makeover. The land of the sweets at the triple door vanguard. The triple door interviews lily verlaine, dancer, producer and overall bad influence, about all things burlesque in seattle, wa. Psa the first four performances of land of the sweets. The triple door, the seattle rep, act theatre and the moore theater. The triple door seattles best live music venue triple. Nearly naked nutcracker burlesque show dec 2017 night 2 video by ben britt. Land of the sweets remains decembers best date night the burlesque nutcracker at the triple door is still fun, flirty, and inclusive. The creative minds that brought you the smash land of the sweets. When i discovered a burlesque version, i was intrigued and figured any anxiety could easily be overlooked with some sexy burlesque. The burlesque nutcracker is a lascivious holiday show experience with sugar plum fairies, exciting clothesdropping times, and who knows, maybe some woody jokes.
Over the holidays, friends and i attended the triple door is seattle to see the production burlesque nutcracker. Land of the sweets the burlesque nutcracker the triple door. The burlesque nutcracker awardwinning production features topnotch dance talent, aerial, and more. Honestly, tchaikovskys music in the nutcracker gives me panic attacks. It sounds ridiculous, but even typing about it gets me nervous. Amazing burlesque rendition of the nutcracker conceptualized by austin mccormick and performed by company xiv. An irreverent performance of the burlesque nutcracker, featuring new takes, special guests from. Located in downtown seattle, across from benaroya hall on union street, the triple door combines worldclass entertainment with a worldrenowned menu inspired by local pacific northwest ingredients.
A seattle holiday tradition since 2006, verlaine and mccanns land of the sweets. The burlesque nutcracker are reviving burlesco divino. It was definitely a strip burlesque show but very tastefully done although not. Wine in rome, their 20 ultraluxe stage show of dance, comedy, striptease and music this weekend at the triple door. They are on faculty at miss indigo blues academy of burlesque seattle, wa. Hurry and grab your tickets to one of the other shows. Amazing burlesque rendition of the nutcracker conceptualized by austin mccormick. Seattle holiday arts traditions power rankings seattle weekly. In the sixth annual incarnation of corps du burlesques grownup holiday show at the triple door, our.
When we arrived to triple door i had no idea what was in store, but let me tell you, it was wait for it. However, it has sometimes been hard to keep such gratefulness in mind when, after a long day of nutcracker rehearsal, all the stores seem to be playing billy bobs banjo sugarplum or krazy kazoo mirletons, causing me to walk right back out the door, dinner unbought, blood pressure elevated. The triple door cabaret veterans lily verlaine and jasper mccann the masterminds behind the triple door s longrunning land of the sweets. We have been to the triple door on several occasions.
The producers of the burlesque nutcracker, lily verlaine and jasper mccann, will once again reimagine lewis carrolls classic story as alice visits wonderlands hottest nightclub, the looking glass. With land of the sweets, nutcracker grows up seattle dances. And often the woman is portrayed as being enslaved, which i find very challenging and a terrible example for young women. Seattle this is not the nutcracker of your childhood. The burlesque nutcracker snowstorm into downtown seattles illustrious triple door for their 11th season, offering 36 performances from december 929. The burlesque nutcracker returns to the triple door. If youre sick mundane holiday entertainment, like me, look no further than the triple door s newest show, the land of the sweets, a burlesque nutcracker the show itself is more burlesque than nutcracker, but it does have an intoxicating holiday feel.
The burlesque nutcracker is a lascivious holiday show experience with sugar plum fairies, exciting, clothesdropping times, and who knows, maybe some woody jokes. Restored and updated from the bones of the historic embassy theatre, this 300seat performance space is at once timeless and modern. The lounge takes its name from the triple door s dedication to music and the brilliant visual focus of the room, a. They return to the triple door this spring for the 12th season of their incomparablecolorful and entertaining seattle gay news reimagination of lewis carrolls classic tale of nonsense and fantasy. The burlesque nutcracker gives the traditional ballet a bawdy makeover. The triple door has small tables organized like a movie theater on a steep platform so all the seats in the house are good. This year is the eighth run of the land of the sweets. The nutcracker has a particular scene thats always been very intriguing to me. The burlesque nutcracker benefits lifelong aids alliance no performances the triple door presents. Land of the sweets remains decembers best date night. Check out our december issues 5 holiday events you shouldnt miss. The burlesque nutcracker playing at the triple door december 728th. The producers of the wildly popular holiday spectacular land of the sweets. The burlesque nutcracker 2012 plays at the triple door from.
The triple door live music venue seattle, washington. The atomic bombshells jadore 12 year anniversary thursday sunday february 16, 2020. The triple doors roman holiday combines sass, class and. Nominees announced for 6th annual goldstar national. Waxie moon academy of burlesque the academy of burlesque. The burlesque nutcracker is returns to the triple door for its th edition. Land of the sweets, voted best burlesque in western washington by king 5, features topnotch dance talent, opulent costuming, incredible choreography from the classicallytrained lily. Created by the dynamic, cabaretinspired duo of lily verlaine and jasper mccann, this holiday favorite celebrates 11 seasons this year and returns to the main stage of the triple door. This is the twelfth season for jasper mccann and lily verlaines festive holiday frolic and corps du burlesque. Home page of the triple door, a venue from seattle. Mostly for jazz performances but recently attended their burlesque holiday show land of the sweets, roughly based on the nutcracker ballet. The atomic bombshells are seattles most venerable burlesque strumental in spearheading the seattle burlesque revival. The burlesque nutcracker return to the triple door stage with their spectacle of ecdysiastic pageantry, through the looking glass.
The triple door psa the first four performances of. Burlesque nutcracker exposes the holiday city arts magazine. This rollicking, frolicking, unabashed and uninhibited celebration of the season seattle p. Miss indigo blue takes on the ever delightful sugar plum fairy and snow.
If the traditional version of the nutcracker is too tame for you, take it up a notch and get your burlesque on or should we say, off with land of the sweets. From december 12 through 29, the triple door hosts another annual installment of land of the sweets. Land of the sweets features topnotch local dance talent, opulent costuming by stephanie seymour, original choreography from the classicallytrained lily verlaine, and original jazz arrangements of the tchaikovsky score. Restaurantbarultimate swankymusicvenue, the triple door, hosted the show. The burlesque nutcracker is a lascivious holiday show experience with sugar plum fairies, exciting clothesdropping times, and more swanky fun. I brought my best guy friend, hopped in our uber and hit the town peeps. And some of which you really wont wanna miss if only because all the. I was gifted not one, but two tickets to the burlesque nutcracker. Nominees announced for 6th annual goldstar national nutcracker award by bww news desk. Waxie moon has headlined burlesque festivals in austria, finland, canada, texas. The triple door has many live shows throughout the year and the food is prepared by the amazing wild ginger restaurant.105 388 915 901 1534 444 184 1577 1082 113 546 617 888 1095 1383 306 1562 1468 582 1430 658 1563 266 822 1138 979 1247 425 626 1498 474 1210 974