Imagine a near-naked cross-dressing Luke Skywalker playing an electric violin, which is both on fire and shaped like a Tatooine Landspeeder, breaking in to the Star Wars theme after opening with a Hendrix-esque Star Spangled Banner. Last month, the performers debuted a brand new performance to honor America's latest best-selling film of all time. Bringing in the new generation cast is a great way to inspire people to check out the old movies.
It's hard to believe that one of my favorite burlesque shows is already celebrating it's second anniversary. I remember attending one of the very first shows, and I was just charmed by the cast and the creative ways they interpreted different elements from the sci-fantasy film. Read my original review here.
A long time ago circa … in a galaxy far, far away … in a discotheque … sexually frustrated farmer Luke Skywalker is on a mission to rescue the luscious Princess Leia from the clutches of the sadomasochistic villain Darth Vader. An odd assortment of characters assists in the hilarious adventure. Join the motley crew of Geek Girls as they take you on a burlesque parody journey of bad haircuts, oddly sexy aliens, cheap special effects and disco grooves.
And tonight featured MC Luke Skywalker, who provided more than a few laughs between performances, and who was looking much tubbier than he did in those movies a long, long time ago. The pulsating rhythms and gyrating dancing was a fine energizer to prepare the crowd for what was to come. Their costume and corresponding chorography was one of the early highlights of the evening, and there were no doubt a few disturbing and arousing dreams that night. After a brief break with the go-go girls, it was time for act 2 — and Boba Fett, whose sweet and slick moves had many standing to attention.
Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you. A full-blown version debuted in and has had a successful run in Australia. Along the way, there were challenges.
A Nude Hope is a cheeky, glittering, and hilarious Star Wars parody burlesque, and the very best way to spend a Friday night. The Geekenders are a burlesque collective of roughly eighty people in Vancouver, BC. Chewie and Han are ready for any challenge the Empire throws their way.
Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago IL Running continually since July - A sexually frustrated farmer, Luke Skywalker, is longing to rescue the luscious Princess Leia, prisoner of the sadomasochistic villain, Darth Vader. They'll need some help along the way from a few malfunctioning droids, a rouge she-hunk named Han Solo and a Wookie companion who never wears pants! Of course, along to guide them is the senile but sensual Obi-Wan-Kenobi.
Princess Leia. What a babe. When I was little- I'm talking toddler, here- I didn't just idolize her.