THE MISS TWIN PEAKS PAGEANT Set for 1/25 at Joe's Pub
The Miss Twin Peaks title is the most coveted honor in this little town where a yellow light still means slow down, not speed up AND it is the most coveted honor in all of David Lynch Burlesque right here in New York City! It is all the things everyone has come to love of The Pink Room Burlesque: Schäffer the Darklord rapping his original song "David Lynch Movie", our audience participation challenge, Chug-a-lug Donna, and burlesque performances by many of the characters from Twin Peaks including Audrey Horne, Shelly Johnson, Norma Jennings, crazy Nadine Hurley, Big Ed Hurley, The Log Lady, Josie Packard, Annie Blackburn, Denise/Dennis Bryson, the widow Lana Budding Milford, the evil genius Wyndom Earle and more!
The Pink Room Burlesque is a tribute to and satire of the works of David Lynch. Since the anniversary of Laura Palmer's death in February of 2011, Francine and The Pink Room cast have covered everything from Twin Peaks, Fire Walk With Me, Blue Velvet, Wild At Heart, Lost Highway, Mulholland Drive, Eraserhead & Inland Empire.
This is a special Saturday night show to celebrate the January birthdays of both David Lynch & Francine.
Hosted by Schaffer the Darklord. Performances by: Amelia Bareparts, Boo Boo Darlin', Gemini Rising, Foxy Vermouth, Francine "The Lucid Dream", Minx Arcana, Montana, Satanica & Matt Knife plus special surprise guests!
The Pink Room presents: The Miss Twin Peaks Pageant, Saturday, January 265, 2013, 11:30pm. Location: Joe's Pub, 425 Lafayette Street, New York City (6 train, Astor Place) $15 advanced tickets at: http://www.joespub.com/component/option,com_shows/task,view/Itemid,40/id,7074. $20 at the door.
About Francine: Francine "The Lucid Dream" is a singer, burlesque performer and producer of The Pink Room: David Lynch Burlesque, Francine's Pink Room, Franny's FLICKS & co-producer of Take Back the 80s Burlesque. Francine started her career on the stage of the Slipper Room and has since taken New York City by storm performing at numerous venues including The Highline Ballroom, (le) Poisson Rouge & Duane Park. She has also performed at festivals around North America: The Dallas Burlesque Festival, The Windy City Burlesque Festival, the Great Boston Burlesque Expo, The Toronto Burlesque Festival, The New York Burlesque Festival as well as in Angie Pontani's Burlesque-a-Pades. Francine has had the honor of performing with comedians Colin Quinn & Horatio Sanz and entertaining such notables as Lady Gaga, Donatella Versace, Kate Upton, Joaquin Phoenix & Jeremy Renner!
About Joe's Pub at the Public: Named for Public Theater founder Joe Papp, Joe's Pub debuted in 1998 and plays a vital role in The Public's mission of supporting young artists while providing established artists with an intimate space to perform and develop new work. In 2013, Joe's Pub celebrates 15 years of the best in live music and performance nightly, continuing its commitment to diversity, production values, community and artistic freedom. It received a top-to-bottom renovation in 2011, leading to improved sightlines, expanded seating capacity and a new menu from acclaimed Chef Andrew Carmellini. With its intimate atmosphere and superior acoustics, Joe's Pub presents talent from all over the world as part of The Public's programming downtown at its Astor Place home, hosting approximately 800 shows and serving over 100,000 audience members annually. www.joespub.com