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The Labyrinth: A Spectacular Burlesque Adventure!

  • Date: July 18th and 19th, 2014
  • Time: Doors 7PM, Curtain 8PM
  • Location: The Rio Theatre (map)
  • Ages: 19+
  • Cover: $25 at the door, $22 in advance at https://riotheatretickets.ca !
  • Facebook Event: Click here!

Geekenders with the Rio Theatre present:

The Labyrinth

A Burlesque Re-Imagining

From the minds that brought you Star Wars: A Nude Hope!

It's a Vegas-style spectacular meeting a beloved pop culture classic to create delicious, naughty alchemy.

Geekenders is back with a brand new grownup reinvention of a classic film about a young girl who finds herself in a fantastical world for a journey of sexual discovery, eighties glam rockers and sequined goblins.

Featuring a cast of twenty-one of Canada's nerdlesque glitterati, the "cult sensation" (Vancity Buzz) is creating bigger sets, fancier costumes, more elaborate dances and greater thetricality than Vancouver has seen from the troupe before, to take the 1986 Jim Henson classic about growing up, sexuality, and making hard cho-ices and turning all those themes up to eleven.

Geekenders productions have been touted by the Huffington Post, @midnight, Vancity Buzz, Yahoo Movies Uk, The Link, and Living Myth Media. Buy your tickets today, as they're sure to sell out!

Starring

  • Sarah - Ginger Femmecat
  • Hoggle - Rael Linford
  • Ludo - Digijon
  • Didymus - Fiona Ample
  • and Jareth - Draco Muff-Boi

With the Goblins:

  • Lottie Libido
  • Miss Bacon N. Legs
  • Cheshire Spats
  • Roe Butts
  • Julia Sleazer
  • Palo the Suffocator
  • Trixie Hobbitses
  • Roxy Tocin
  • Sherry Hymen
  • Donna Jazz
  • Rainbowglitz
  • Androsia Wilde
  • T-Donck

Here's what the media has had to say about other Geekenders spectaculars:

"With the use of huge puppets, beautiful human x-wings and tie fighters, and explosions of confetti, this was both mind-blowing and epic. I am waiting impatiently for the return of fabulous dancing and singing, more (and better than our) puns, and tons of nostalgia and fandom with a cast that includes sexy appearances from Chewbacca, Darth, Han, R2D2, Luke, and many more, all crafting an impressive two-act adaptation of this classic cinematic masterpiece."
-Living Myth Magazine on Star Wars: A Nude Hope

"Not only did The Wizard of Bras provide a rousing burlesque show, but through the use of innuendo, satire, and social commentary, Geekenders delivered a unique performance that appeals to a range of audiences."
-The Peak

Tickets are $25 at the door, or $22 in advance through Rio Theatre Tickets


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About Us


Geekenders runs events by geeks, for geeks. Our main event is a monthly variety show and dance which features a burlesque and variety show, costume and trivia contests, and geeky dancing. Costumes are strongly encouraged at every Geekenders event, and each show has a costume theme with off-theme costumes always welcome. We also arrange other geeky events around Vancouver - for an explanation of our different event types click here. We'll post event details here but also follow us on Twitter and like our page on Facebook for more updates. We work to turn geeky fantasies into reality!


Geekenders in the News!

Photos: Geeky guide to burlesque - The Province, Apr. 15, 2014

Doctor Who Burlesque: a Sexy Musical Tribute to the BBC Classic - VancityBuzz, Apr. 7, 2014

Geek Speak: Fairlith Harvey, artistic director for Geekenders - Straight.com, Mar. 21, 2014

Fairlith Harvey on tonight's Vintage Comics Burlesque - The Snipe, Feb. 8, 2014

Star Wars: A Nude Hope - The Link, Jan. 6, 2014

Review - Star Wars: A Nude Hope - Two Girls One Blog, Dec. 18, 2013

Star Wars gets sexy in Star Wars: A Nude Hope - Yahoo Movies UK, Dec. 4, 2013

'Star Wars' Burlesque Show Hits The Rio Theatre - Huffington Post, Nov. 21, 2013

The Rio Theatre nerds it up for the rest of November - Georgia Straight (Blog), Nov. 19, 2013


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