with Angie Pontani, Perle Noire, Albert Cadabra, Helen Pontani, Broadway Brassy, Chris Harder, The Good To Go Girls & DJ Fresh Prince of Darkness + special guests
Sat December 12th, 2015
Minimum Age: 18+
Doors Open: 7:00PM
Show Time: 8:00PM
Event Ticket: $15/$25/$40
free for members
The cast of Burlesque-A-Pades is spreading seasonal cheer once again with Sleigh Ride! A rollicking romp of a show filled to the brim with holiday cheer and sizzling seasonal performances and merriment! Dash through the snow in our one horse open sleigh where you’ll see all your favorite holiday characters and stories come to life, in a whole new way! Step out of the blistery winter chill this December and into the bawdy world of The Pontani Sisters’ Burlesque-A-Pades!
Starring ANGIE PONTANI, PERLE NOIRE, ALBERT CADABRA, HELEN PONTANI, BROADWAY BRASSY, CHRIS “GO-GO” HARDER, THE GOOD TO GO GIRLS, DJ FRESH PRINCE OF DARKNESS AND SPECIAL GUESTS!
$15 Standing Room
$25 Table Seating
$40 VIP, front of house table seating + VIP Burlesque-A-Pades commemorative holiday gift!
TABLE SEATING POLICY
Table seating for all seated shows is reserved exclusively for ticket holders who purchase “Table Seating” tickets. By purchasing a “Table Seating” ticket you agree to also purchase a minimum of two food and/or beverage items per person. Table seating is first come, first seated. Please arrive early for the best choice of available seats. Seating begins when doors open. Tables are communal so you may be seated with other patrons. We do not take table reservations.
A standing room area is available by the bar for all guests who purchase “Standing Room” tickets. Food and beverage can be purchased at the bar but there is no minimum purchase required in this area.
All tickets sales are final. No refund or credits.
Burlesque-A-Pades: Sleigh Ride
Burlesque Queen, Angie Pontani, “The Italian Stallionette,” is one of few involved in the ecdysiast arts who shimmys and shakes on stages around the world, as well as carries her art into other fields and genres, including film and television. A child of New York and a key player in establishing NYC’s burlesque scene, this bump-n-grind bombshell has spread the gospel of burlesque across the globe for over a decade. The New Yorker calls Angie, “first rate, the perfect centerpiece!” and rightfully so, since her signature acts and productions all set standards of style and class.
This international superstar’s ability to mix glamour of yester-years with contemporary sensibility has earned her burlesque’s most prestigious award:“Queen of Burlesque, Miss Exotic World 2008.” Aside from its substantial part in Angie achieving burlesque’s highest Angie has toured multiple runs in the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and Hong Kong. She has headlined the largest burlesque festivals in the world, including New York, Dallas, Milan, Rome and Helsinki. In 2009 she was named “Best International Touring Artist,” by The Naked City/Alternative Media Group of Australia.
Angie’s repertoire and show curating skills are frequently sought by discriminating clients including Lady GaGa, Campari, Esquire Magazine, Dos Equis, The Fox 5 Superbowl Party, Guggenheim, Donatella Versace and more. She worked exclusively with Hendricks Gin to create her glass bathtub act, which was the featured entertainment at many of their events throughout the U.S. In the midst of her wake, Angie has wowed celebrity fans the likes of Sting, Anthony Kiedas, Hillary Duff, The Strokes, Adrianna Lima, and Hugh Hefner.
As “New York’s Burlesque Queen” (ToscanaTV.com), Angie has appeared multiple times on the Conan O’ Brien Show and Gossip Girl. She was also featured in other New York productions: Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, MTV’s The 50 Cent Project, Good Morning America, and The Today Show. Angie also appeared on The List (Canada), Lady Burlesque (IT), Burlesque Mania (IT), Good Day New Zealand (NZ), and Nightline (NZ). On October 24th, Angie will be featured in the Lady Gagaand Tony Bennett television special for PBS.
Always reaching for new fields and genres, Angie had a featured role in Michael Imerioli’s directorial debut film, The Hungry Ghost, and was also featured in the Italian television series, Lady Burlesque and The Poor Man’s Follies, an Italian film created for MTV. She was also a part of an ad campaign for Peter Werth (UK), X-Rite Photosystem with Brian Smith (USA), and Marlboro (worldwide). Aside from having been photographed by renowned photographer Ellen Von Unwerth for L’uomo Vogue, she has graced the covers and pages of many magazines including Pin Curl, Page Six, Glamour, Spanish GQ, Java’s Bachelor Pad and countless others. Angie even made a cameo in Eric Powell’s comic, The Goon (#36).
Angie Pontani on Twitter
Angie Pontani official site
Perle Noire’s unique and dynamic style has earned her a spot with Dita Von Teese’s Strip Strip Hooray Tour and numerous awards from the Burlesque Hall of Fame Miss Exotic World Competition which include, Best Debut Performer (2008), 2nd Runner-Up Overall Performance (2009) and Most Dazzling Performer (2012). Perle was honored yet again by performing her signature moves at the prestigious, Sydney Opera House with the 5 star production, Velvet. With a combination of glamour, seductive choreography, and stage presence, she is the most celebrated exotique woman in burlesque since Josephine Baker. She is, the Mahogany Queen of Burlesque!
The Great Deceiver is a professional, award-winning, comedy sideshow magician who delivers powerful, amazing and devilishly wild magic. Albert pushes and twists the boundaries of the art of magic with unique performances including; eating razor blades and a 3’-long balloon, hammering 6” spikes into his face, electrocuting himself with 2,000 volts of electricity and turning his assistant into a gorilla. He makes people and animals appear and vanish at will and escapes from chains, shackles, locked crates and straight jackets—all with the flair, style, class and great sense of humor you would expect from this seasoned, professional magician.
Albert has hosted many leading burlesque events, including BURLESQUE-A-PADES, THE NEW YORK BURLESQUE FESTIVAL and THE TEMPEST STORM LAS VEGAS BURLESQUE REVUE. He is also the premiere host for RIPLEYS BELIEVE IT OR NOT in TIMES SQUARE.
After making her way to the Big Apple to fullfill her dreams of studying at the Alvin Ailey School of Dance and performing in modern dance companies, Helen decided it was time for false eyelashes and rhinestones. The World Famous Pontani Sisters was born. Since its inception, the trio of temptresses has changed the face of burlesque as we know it. Helen has dazzled audiences from the gritty big top of Coney Island to the glittering lights of Hollywood, known as the tapping tornado in a two year run in the off Broadway show This is Burlesque, dozens of national and international tours while making frequent appearances on Late Night with Conan O’Brien, Gossip Girl, Queer Eye, MTV, and VH1 among others. Appearing in showstopping performances that have earned critical acclaim from the Times, Post, Daily News, Village Voice, and Time Out magazine. Helen has become a tap dance sensation in the world of burlesque. With her flirtatious tapping, fabulous show girl costumes dripping in rhinestones and feathers. She is sure to bedazzle you!
Chris Harder–“The Raunchy Romeo of Burlesque”–is a NYC based burlesque performer and adult film actor. Harder has stripped, shocked, and entertained in nightlife for the past 7 years and toured across the US and around the world with stops in L.A., San Francisco, New Orleans, Key West, London, Berlin, Vienna, Paris, Brussels, Stockholm, and Amsterdam. Named “Best of the Naked City” by the Village Voice in 2011, Harder was awarded “Best International Male Performer” at the 2012 London World Burlesque Games and was also an American headliner for the 2015 Vienna Boylesque Festival. Chris Harder will again headline in Vienna for its 2016 production. Find out more and #getHARDER at HARDERburlesque.com.