The Wrong Show: Trigger Happy

cabaret & variety · victory variety hour · Ages 18+ · United States of America

includes nudity
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R WHITMORE certified reviewer June 10, 2016
Great, witty, audacious, steamy FUN! Consistently engaging and enjoyable. An hour of naughty, rebellious pleasure!... full review
AMBROSIA MINGE uncertified reviewer June 05, 2016
tagged as: sparkly · funny · vaginaey
Live theater is better than television any day of the week!!... full review
BENNY LUMPKINS certified reviewer June 04, 2016
tagged as: body · fascism · sex · boobs · burlesque
A very brave, poignant, and relevant show, and sends Hollywood Fringe Festival out of the gates with balls-a-blazin. Where did they find that Panama Red? I have never seen anyone look like that, such a work of art. Such a rare and beautiful find. ... full review
HOLLY ROCKIT certified reviewer June 13, 2016
This awesomely dedicated and diverse cast serves up a series of vignettes on all those cringe-worthy topics we are afraid to address. The acts are clever and charming with the right amount of edge to get you thinking. You will laugh, you'll be surprised, and their timely political ending will give you chills for days. ... full review
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer June 14, 2016
The Wrong Show is part theater and part burlesque show. It alternates between skits, songs, and dance numbers that address some extremely relevant and uncomfortable topics with humor and thoughtfulness. Between each act, a glamorous showgirl holds up a card telling us which thing that we don't want to talk about is about to take the stage. It's a must-see purely for the walk-in vagina (4 out of 5 Male Doctors Agree), the Freaky Friday Race Card skit, the Three Piece Fat Suit and the Fascist Follies. Yes, I know it's uncomfortable. But it's uncomfortable in a good way.... full review
LINDA BORTHWICK certified reviewer June 19, 2016
tagged as: Va Va Voom!
Great live burlesque. Can't wait for more!... full review
BENJAMIN LARIVIERE uncertified reviewer June 18, 2016
There are scenes that I never want to see again, but there are others that definitely entertained me. Worth seeing once if your enjoy the burlesque scene and have an open mind.... full review
LISA K. WYATT uncertified reviewer June 19, 2016
Delightfully, deliciously wrong. Smart, crass, and wonderful. You'll have a great time even though your soul may feel a little crispy for laughing.... full review
ANONYMOUS uncertified reviewer June 19, 2016
tagged as: shocking · fun · titillating · satirical · Bawdy · saucy · powerful
Good stuff. Burlesque done gritty and in your face, with a side of "yeah, boobies and music and glamour too". Socially conscious? Well, maybe more socially exasperated. But in the "we're gonna laugh instead of cry" sort of vein. Don't show up expecting delicate flowers as performers. If I met these glamour gods and goddesses in a dark alley, I'd definitely want them on my side, if only for the wit and wildness. They're talented, they're gorgeous, and they'll punch you in the face with their point. And you'll like it. Just like I like it.... full review
ERIK BLAIR certified reviewer June 24, 2016
I have spent a long time in Los Angeles looking for great burlesque. There are many troupes and teams in the city and area that claim to be great--and my hopes are nearly always dashed. So when I met Lemi Atom at one of the Fringe meetups and was told that this particular show was going to be different, I came with pretty diminished expectations. I left surprisingly impressed with a show that managed to be both brave, inspired and in several cases STELLAR burlesque. Some of the numbers were okay, in my opinion, but there are four or five of them that are really, really damn good. And in any evening of burlesque, if you have that many that you can walk away really happy with--that's a DAMN GOOD NIGHT of burlesque. I want to specifically... full review