The Queen of Hearts DIVAfest Gala Fundraiser
This year's DIVAfest Gala theme, The Queen of Hearts, is a dual salute to Valentine's Day and the upcoming Alice in Wonderland inspired burlesque show scheduled to premiere at the 13th annual DIVAfest, May 1-24.
13th Annual DIVAfest Fundraiser, The Queen of Hearts, featuring upcoming festival excerpts, music, antics and surprises. Gala attendees will enjoy a rouge-clad Wonderland featuring festival excerpts, guest performers, music, antics and surprises. Red attire encouraged as the DIVAs gather for cocktails Wednesday February 19th at 7 PM, followed by performance at 8 PM at EXIT Theatre, 156 Eddy Street,in downtown San Francisco. VIP tables: $150, Premium Seating: $50, Mezzanine Seating: $25. All proceeds go to support the 13th annual DIVAfest, May 1-24. Tickets and more information at www.DIVAfest.info
Gala performances will include short upcoming festival excerpts from Kristen Hersh's RAT GIRL, based on a memoir from the songwriter, guitarist and founder of the seminal art rock band Throwing Muses, adapted for the stage by Stuart Bousel. Ms. Hersh was a major player in creating a female presence in the rock and hardcore punk world's.
Also featured is a sneak peek into AT THE WHITE RABBIT BURLESQUEa fully staged theatrical burlesque show celebrating all the Alice icons as they slide down the rabbit hole and PAS DE QUATRE, a Dramatic Comedy that explores the "behind the scenes" making of the celebrated ballet Le Pas de Quatre and the divas who dance it.
EXIT Theatre (View)
156 Eddy Street
San Francisco, CA 94102