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Sir Cupcake's Queer Circus Goes Back in Time!
The Echo Theater (venue only, do not contact)
Portland, OR
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Join Sir Cupcake, veteran circus performer/director Jack Stocklynn, in his inaugural convening of the best of Portland's queer circus community in a ridiculous, vaudevillian exploration of our queer past. "Sir Cupcake's Queer Circus Goes Back in Time" is an immersive delight with fresh, campy and hilarious acts. Tickets ($15) are available now at www.sircupcake.com and Brown Paper Tickets for performances on May 8-9 at Echo Theater at 8 p.m. Performances will be ASL interpreted and are wheelchair accessible.

Sir Cupcake, always running late, tries to use his magic pocket-watch to make it to his show on time but finds himself and his queer circus back in the 1930s instead. Luckily, they are just in time for his ancestor's, queer singer ER Martin's, own show! Circus queers past and present join together for a once in a lifetime performance with aerialists, acrobats, clowns, burlesque, and more.  Neighboring acrobatic couples find love across the fence, a magician's assistant gets her revenge, a handsome marathon swimmer finally finds true love and ER Martin gets a life changing telegram.  Featuring cupcakes (of course!) and special guest performances by renowned burlesque artist Pidgeon von Tramp (Seattle) and world traveling hand balancer Brittany Walsh (May 8, only).

Sir Cupcake's Queer Circus celebrates queer and trans identities with storytelling and performances by queer and trans people and their allies. This project is supported by the Echo Theater Company, community donations and a generous grant from the Regional Arts and Culture Council. To be a part of making Sir Cupcake's Queer Circus a success send an inquiry to thesircupcake@gmail.com

This Event is PG-13! There is burlesque, verbal and physical sexual innuendo, and pasties. Oh My!!! No full nudity or cussing. This info provided so folks can make their own parenting decisions.


Accessibility Information:

Please look for the seating/space reserved for those who avoid stairs and their dates/friends. The chairs available in this section will be folding chairs that measure: 16" wide and have a 2" cushion in them.

This event will be ASL interpreted both nights, please look for the reserved seating for Deaf and HOH folks and their dates/friends. The chairs available in this section will be folding chairs that measure: 16" wide and have a 2" cushion in them.

Fragrance free request: Please join us in ensuring accessibility for beloved community members with chemical sensitivity and chronic illness by not bringing fragrances or scents on your clothes, hair, or skin from colognes and perfumes, scented laundry detergent, hair and body products, natural products, and essential oils. You can prepare in advance by not using products with fragrance, or by using fragrance free, non-toxic products. Thank you!!

Entrance:

The front door is 70" wide, with a 3/4" bump at the doorway. This is followed by an 8 foot long carpeted ramp that is 90" wide, and has a 6" rise.

Continue into the Theater through a hallway that is 60" wide and has a wood floor (1/2" bump at the end of the carpet.) The hallway opens into the theater and there will be reserved seated for those who avoid stairs.

The Bathroom is in the lobby and is single stall and gender neutral. The door is 32" wide, the floor is linoleum (with a  small bump at the flooring change) and the room is 4 1/2 feet by 5 feet. The toilet seat is 19 1/2 inches high, and has support bars at the back and left side at 36" high. The sink it 30" high with a  step stool available. Soap will be fragrance free.

If you have any additional accessibility needs or questions, please contact thesircupcake@gmail.com
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Tickets are still available at the door! Doors at 7:30pm at 1515 SE 37th, Ave. (at Hawthorne)

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The Echo Theater (venue only, do not contact) (View)
1515 SE 37th Ave
Portland, OR 97214
United States


Categories

Arts > Burlesque & Cabaret
Arts > Circus
Arts > Dance
Arts > Performance
Arts > Theatre
Social > Adult
Social > Dating
Social > LGBT

Minimum Age: 13
Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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