Sex Workers' Art Show Tour!
Tickets available at the door as well!
The Sex Workers' Art Show Tour is coming to your town!
The show is an eye-popping evening of visual and performance art created by people who work in the sex industry to dispel the myth that they are anything short of artists, innovators, and geniuses!
The wildly successful cabaret-style show is hitting the road again, bringing audiences a blend of spoken word, music, drag, burlesque, and multimedia performance art. Intelligent and hot, disturbing and hilarious, the performances offer a wide range of perspectives on sex work, from celebration of prostitutes' rights and sex-positivity to views from the darker sides of the industry.
This year's incredible lineup of performers includes stripper-activist and headmistress of the New York Academy of Burlesque Jo Boobs; infamous feminist author of I Love Dick Chris Kraus; award-winning porn star and writer Lorelei Lee; performance artist and comic queen of cleavage The World Famous *BOB*; founder and director of the nation's first all-black burlesque troupe, Simone de la Getto; performer and musical theatre mutineer Erin Markey; operatic singer and performer of queer black masculinity Reginald Lamar; and tour founder, director and author of Working Sex, Annie Oakley.
The show includes people from all areas of the sex industry: strippers, prostitutes, dommes, film stars, phone sex operators, internet models, etc. It smashes traditional stereotypes and moves beyond "positive" and "negative" into a fuller articulation of the complicated ways sex workers experience their jobs and their lives. The Sex Workers' Art Show entertains, arouses, and amazes while simultaneously offering scathing and insightful commentary on notions of class, race, gender, labor and sexuality!
"The Sex Workers' Art Show is not simply a display of those in the sex industry... but an active force in articulating, shaping, and contesting the meaning of the identity "sex worker" in the public sphere" --Theatre Journal
"Annie Oakley doesn't need a gun. She's armed with fierce creativity, political passion, big brains and exquisite sexiness. As the Sex Workers' Art Show's director, Oakley leads a brilliant crew which serves up whore culture at its most delicious and satisfying." --Annie Sprinkle, Phd
Firehouse Theatre Project
1609 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23220
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