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"Critic's Pick" -- Time Out NY

Rhinestone Gorilla Burlesque presents GOOD IDEA/BAD IDEA: A Fully Scripted Burlesque Tribute to Animaniacs, with all live music by The Rhinestone Gorilla Band!!!

Saturday, August 11th at 10pm
Sunday, August 19th at 9pm
Saturday, August 25th at 10pm

Angelique A'LaMode as Yakko Warner
Gemma Stone as Wakko Warner
Kinky Demure as Dot Warner
Amplexus Attack
Miss Cherry Delight
Debra Delorean
Fancy Feast
Charlotte Pines
Spartacus Rising
Avian Rush
Lucida Sans
written by Comic Sans, with Rhinestone Gorilla Burlesque

Rhinestone Gorilla Burlesque is New York's ragtag army of art school delinquents. Fresh off of their first national tour, the troupe--which specializes in narrative burlesque, pop culture and literary adaptations, lowbrow comedy, audience competitions, cheesy disco covers, and self-indulgent '90s nostalgia--are not your average showgirls; they're rhinestones in the rough, anti-glamour guerilla grrrls prone to attack and entice.

Formerly known as Alpha Psi Ecdysia, Rhinestone Gorilla Burlesque was founded in 2008 as the nation's premier undergraduate burlesque troupe. While based on the campus of the State University of New York at New Paltz, Rhinestone Gorilla lived a double life as an educational institution and a professional producing entity. On the New Paltz campus, Rhinestone Gorilla dedicated itself to teaching burlesque history, the politics of neo-burlesque and the practice of burlesque performance; off-campus, Rhinestone Gorilla was the underage darling of the New York stripperformance art scene, getting naked on school nights at The Slipper Room, Rififi, Public Assembly, and Sugarland and in venues in LA, SF, Boston, and beyond. Though frequent subjects of controversy and police activity, Rhinestone Gorilla's students on the SUNY campus--who have inherited the name Alpha Psi Ecdysia--remain the only state-sponsored strippers in the nation.

"[Rhinestone Gorilla] is the future of burlesque." -San Francisco Burlesque Review

Learn more about Rhinestone Gorilla at

Follow the troupe's roadside antics at

Tickets: $15.00 in advance / $20 cash at the door
2-drink minimum (cash only)

Purchase tickets securely online or by 24/7 telephone hotline: 1-800-838-3006.



Triad Theater (View)
158 W. 72nd St. 2nd Floor
New York , NY 10023
United States



Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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