Ready to bewitch and bewilder you again with scintillating burlesque from the crypt, Raspberry Royale presents FUCK THE SYSTEM: A Halloween Spectacular – a neo-burlesque showcase to ring in the autumnal season. Broken into 2 acts, the show will open with awe-inspiring performances made to raise your pulse and the hairs on the back of your neck with horror-infused themes and frightening festivities!
The second act will feature performances to call attention to the current political climate and commentary on social issues ranging from police brutality, the intersection of religion, sexuality, and gender-based oppression, immigration, and environmental concerns. Alongside fantastic burlesque and drag performances, Seitoyo will bring his incredible comedic stylings to our stage while live body painting and vendors rounds out the entertainment for the evening!
All admission guarantees 3 drink tickets and more tickets will be available for purchase. Shot babes will also have whiskey for your thirst-quenching needs. Beer and spiked punch will be the options for this show. This venue IS NOT BYOB.
$15 advance tickets available through FUCKTHESYSTEM.EVENTBRITE.COM
$20 at the door
8 PM Doors Open
9 PM Show Begins
Amalgam Comics and Coffeehouse
2578 Frankford Avenue
Frankford and Huntingdon Avenues
Huntingdon stop on the MFL
ICON EBONY FIERCE
Icon Ebony Fierce is a Philadelphia based performance artist that has one mission: to change people's perception of gender expression. Icon dives in the world of female impersonation, dance and high energy performances. Icon has a background in theatre, technical dance, and spoken word performance. Icon also specializes in burlesque, performance art, hosting, and gender bending concepts. She has been in shows such as Pusse Parlor, Mr and Ms Everything, Bob & Barbras, Bearlesque, Phreak & Queer, and more.
Lucifer Rising, The Morning Star, Bringer of the Dawn, Venus...is a Philadelphia-based Songstress, Model, and Burlesque performer. Miss Rising, is no stranger to the art of seduction and calls upon the powers of the Divine Feminine to enchant her audience. Lucifer draws inspiration from occult magic, horror, enlightenment, radical black feminism, and the power of her own movement and voice. She allows herself to become lost in her performance honoring every sin or salvation of the flesh. Look for her performing in dark bars on the edges the universe....but don't get too close...
USAGI BUM BUM
Heralded as Washington D.C.’s favorite Magical Black Girl, Usagi Bum Bum is here to dazzle you with her electrifying acts! A cosplay enthusiast with a naughty streak, Usagi will certainly leave you feeling like a star crossed lover under her full moon!
MISS JESSA JORDAN
Philadelphia’s Bambi-eyed, Baby-faced Bad Girl and Mistress of Ceremonies for the international #BrownGirlParty, Miss Jessa Jordan is easily the lovechild of Grace Jones and Morrissey! Heavily inspired by the glamourous heydey of burlesque and the artistry of the storyteller, Jessa's performances recognize and illustrate various historical and socio-political underdogs, breathing life into their untold stories. Expect high octane sass and sex appeal from this petite powerhouse!
Setoiyo's foray into standup comedy began in Columbus, Ohio 7 years ago and has served him well in Philadelphia, PA for the past 4 years. Performing all over the east coast and performing regular at Helium Comedy Club and Punchline Philly Setoiyo brings his unique upbringing, energy and humor together to give the audience a most accurate narrative of, "a nice young funny man from Ohio with a lot of spirit (his mothers words).
~*Stage Kittening by Mia Secreto*~
DJ Set by DJ Aura
Known for local jams SOFISTIFUNK, FLAWLESS and the Places&Spaces radio stream (every Sunday on http://www.gtownradio.com/), we’re excited to welcomje DJ Aura to the Raspberry Royale team!.