The multi-talented folks from Casino O’Fortune Cookie Productions are back at. You may remember their recent burlesque extravaganza that celebrated B-movie star Bruce Campbell over the summer, and now they return Saturday, February 26th with a brand new show. Titled SNAKE PLISSKEN’S DAY OFF, this show features a a tassel twirling tribute to the combined talents of legendary film directors John Hughes and John Carpenter and their cult classic movies.
Here’s the official release from the performance venue, Joe’s Pub in Manhattan.
Casino O’Fortune Cookie Productions, the Eastern Seaboard’s premier purveyors of pop-culture burlesque, return to the Joe’s Pubstage with the funniest, sexiest striptease and variety tribute ever to two guys named John. They’re two of the most influential and beloved moviemakers ever: between them they defined for a generation what it was to be scared, and what it meant to be a teenager. And you know you love one, or the other, or both. It’s SNAKE PLISSKEN’S DAY OFF: JOHN HUGHES VS. JOHN CARPENTER BURLESQUE!
Join internationally-touring, award-winning burlesque stars Anita Cookie and Clams Casino, BB Heart, Creamy Stevens, Minnie Tonka and Tigger! Cabaret sensations Gigi & Pop! Audience participation with Neil O’Fortune! Stage panther Hard Corey! And it’s all brought to you by our host, comic sideshow magician Albert Cadabra!
It’s a meeting that the obsessive fans of both filmmakers never knew they’ve been missing! Finally, Michael Myers stalks the Breakfast Club…The Thing meets Pretty in Pink…Kurt Russell vs. Molly Ringwald! For every guy who’s quoted the bubblegum speech from They Live, for every girl who’s still in love with Jake Ryan, now there’s a burlesque show for BOTH of you!
Expect high levels of audience participation which will be rewarded with themed giveaways from Fright Rags and Last Exit to Nowhere. For those uninitiated in the awesomeness hurdled out at the crowd from Casino O’Fortune Cookie Productions and their compadres, catch up with an interview with Clams Casino.