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Minnie D'Moocha and Francine 'The Lucid Dream' to Reunite for Madonna Birthday Burlesque, 8/16

Minnie D'Moocha (Rockabilly Burlesque) & Francine "The Lucid Dream" (The Pink Room Burlesque) are reuniting for Take Back the 80's Burlesque: Happy Birthday Madonna!

It's 2015 but Minnie & Franny haven't seen each other in decades! Could a dose of Glasnost & Madonna save their friendship?! Minnie & Franny have been Desperately Seeking stardom since they asked their cab driver to take them to the middle of everything -- Times Square. Since they ended up living in an East Village tenement, things haven't always gone right but they promise that this show is going to make them STARS and leave the audience Breathless. Open Your Heart to them and they will Dress You Up in 80s burlesque love!

Take Back the 80s will bring you back to when times were simpler. The economy was booming, you could still smoke in taxis, your ruffled ankle socks were all the rage, The Go-Gos were America's sweethearts & everyone just LOVED the president. These were the 80s. Minnie & Francine are very excited to rock their way into NYC's Barracuda Heart with their totally awesome banter and rad stage presence. You can't help but think of Joan Jett & Lita Ford when our resident bad girl, Minnie, sings and thrusts. Good girl, Francine, purrs & bounces -- it's easy to believe she's Belinda Carlisle & Tiffany's love child. With all the glamorous burlesque girls and go-go dancers you'll feel like you're high -- but just say NO to drugs.

You may not be able to afford the price tag of seeing Madonna in concert in 2013 but our show is priced in 1980s US dollars. We're pretty sure the $12 cover of our show won't hurt your day-glo wallet. So come live the glamorous life: strap on your jelly shoes, bangle bracelets & come over for some burlesque -- stay to dance the night in the back lounge -- it will be more fun than you had at your high school prom!

IF YOU GO:

Take Back the 80s Burlesque - Happy Birthday Madonna!

Sunday, August 16, 2015, 7:00pm doors; 7:30pm showtime

167 Orchard Street, New York City -- F train

80sburlesque.com | www.slipperroom.com

$12 advanced tickets/ $15 at the door, 21+, 2 drink minimum

Performances by: Melody Jane, Wae Messed, Minnie Tonka, Minnie D'Moocha , Francine "The Lucid Dream" & Topher Bousquet!

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. 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 Joe's Pub, 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. NYC luminaries, Angie Pontani, Brian Newman & Murray Hill have all featured Francine in their shows including Burlesque-a-Pades & Murray Hill's Oscar Show. 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! Francine is "The Next Big Thing"- New York Observer

About Minnie: Burlesque Performer, singer, and avid swing dancer, Minnie d'Moocha is the founder of Rockabilly Burlesque, Hell's Belles Burlesque, and the Rock and Roll Roadshow. A full time tattoo model (and former front woman for many rock and punk rock bands), Minnie brings an edgy, rock and roll vibe to all her acts. She's performed all over the United States and Canada, and has her eyes set on the rest of the world.


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