"Snarky Sexy Valentine Variety"
Downtown burlesque, circus and cabaret royalty bring you a Valentine's Day show hosted by Dandy Darkly with Sabrina Chap, Magic Brian, Mad Jenny, Ekaterina and Wilfredo.
Dandy Darkly is New York City's critically acclaimed maestro of the macabre. Catch his new show "Dandy Darkly's Trigger Happy!" at Under St. Mark's Theater Feb. 16th to Mar. 6th. Check out www.dandydarkly.com for more info!
Sabrina Chap is a Brooklyn based songwriter, composer and performer. She's got classical piano skills, the ballad lyrics of Tom Waits, the onstage antics of Phyllis Diller and the voice of a Whiskey angel. Described as "Rousing" by the New Yorker, her sets are a ragtime stompin good time, full songwriting. Sabrinachap.com
Magic Brian discovered at a very young age that he could make people laugh by acting like an idiot.Having always had an unhealthy interest in magic and been given the name Magic Brian, it was only natural for him to pursue it as a career. Magic Brian has enjoyed performing his unique style of comedy-magic for all types of audiences in eighteen countries and will continue to do so until the authorities drag him away.
Mad Jenny is a NYC based cabaret performer, clown and actress who spent many years performing throughout Europe in operetta and musical theater. She has also performed vaudeville and clown from Shanghai to Edmonton. Her show "Love Und Greed" features political Weimar era songs from the 1920s and 30s as well as songs written in the camp Terezin and some 1980s gems. Mad Jenny will be at Pangea with Love Und Greed the first Mondays March June, "with a bewitching presence, she always maintains an aura of mystery about herself" madjenny.com
With his high waisted trousers and a vibrato to die for, the wonderful WILFREDO has been presented internationally from Cape Town to Buenos Aires and from Manila to Melbourne. He released two comedy albums (The Wonderful World of Wilfredo and Wilfredo Unchained: Live in California), one festive single (Peace All Over The World - banned by the BBC) and recently he manifested himself as the obnoxious subject of a documentary short (Wilfredo Comes to Town), which found itself nominated for the Promax Film Prize in London. Wilfredo is a popular headliner at the comedy clubs and alternative cabarets of London Town as well as the infamous Slipper Room in New York City. A lover, a thinker, a poet and a drinker: whenever Wilfredo is in town, love is always in the air.
Ekaterina was born and raised in Russia.She began performing at the age of five as a rhythmic gymnast and became a member of the Russian National team, competing successfully in numerous international championships.
In 1999 after retiring from the competitions she moved to Washington,DC to continue training as a dancer. In 2001 she joined acrobatic dance troupe Anti-Gravity and moved to New York City, where she started training as a contortionist and aerialist. Ekaterina has enjoyed the honor of working with Cirque Du Soleil, Cirque Musica, Bindlestiff Family Cirkus, USO and Circus Una Motorcycle Thrillshow. Recently Ekaterina joined the cast of "Sleep No More" by British theatre company Punchdrunk.
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