“AN INTIMATE AND EXCITING EXPERIENCE- MONTREAL’S FIRST CABARET COCKTAIL CLUB DEVOTED TO BURLESQUE, COMEDY, VARIETY AND THE NEO-VAUDEVILLE ARTS!”
There are lot’s of exciting and wonderful things happening in Montreal this week, one of which I would like to highlight (mainly because I’m seriously excited to check it out) but also to bring awareness to others, who may be looking to make plans this week or just looking to check out something new.
The Wiggle Room (one of Montreal’s newer additions, geared towards burlesque and variety entertainment) is hosting an abundance of disparate live performances. These live performances are inclusive of; burlesque, comedy, variety, Neo-Vaudeville arts, and….. wait for it…. YES! Delicious cocktails!
If that isn’t awesome enough to entice you to join the fun, below is a peak at the complete programming so you can get take note of the show times and what they encompass. I will include links as well so that you can poke around a bit for more info:
“WEDNESDAY 8PM: VOIX-DE-VILLE VARIETY HALLOWEEN SHOW, HOST PAUL ASH- $10
Featuring a rotating cast of musicians, magicians, burlesque performers, comedians and oddities in an original neo-vaudevillian contest spectacle. Cash prize for the best act. With: Atom Balm, the Human Pincushion; mentalist Vincent Pimparé sawing a woman in half!; stand-up comedian Andrew Searles; the seductive burlesque of Renea Murray as Glitter Galore; and Myriam Durand’s music!
THURSDAY 8PM: World Improv Federation, hosted by Dan Derkson – $12
Montreal’s World Improv Federation, brings its hot new show, IMPROV AGAINST HUMANITY! They take one of the most popular party card games, “Cards Against Humanity” and add an amazing improv twist featuring some of the best improv artists in the city.
FRIDAY 9PM: Dick Powell’s “In the Mood for Jazz” – $20
An irreverent, satirical take on Hollywood’s Golden Age. Black & white comes to life in this absurd spectacle of music and celebrity. Dick Powell returns to the stage after a twenty two year hiatus. Featuring: Dick Powell, Laura Thornton, Buck Wheaton (drums), Paco Bertolucci (guitar), Sandy Beaches (double bass), Shorty Benton (piano) and Buster Nelligan (alto sax, flute). WRITTEN AND CREATED BY PATRICK COSTELLO AND GRAHAM CUTHBERTSON WITH THE HELP OF ANGELA GALUPPO AND THE BUCK WHEATON TRIO. Check out Facebook event for more info.
SATURDAY 9PM: BURLESQUING THE BURLESQUE! – $20/$25 AT THE DOOR
In this neo-burlesque show, each performer ‘burlesques’ something, giving their opinion about the world. Host- Stormy Typhoon, with The Lady Josephine; Sucre à la Crème; Seska Lee & Miss Sugarpuss; Lulu Les Belles Mirettes; and Cherry Typhoon.
Thursday to Saturday there\s always top DJ’s spinning and lots of dancing to be done. Every Friday, join the The Mod Club, Montreal’s original and longest-running weekly Sixties, soul, R&B, garage, freakbeat, Britpop, rock ‘n’ roll, indie dance party.
HALLOWEEN SPECIAL: THURSDAY, OCT 31st – LADIES’ NIGHT COSTUME PARTY 11PM – $5
Celebrate Halloween in style: half price cocktails for ladies and crossdressers. COSTUME CONTEST WINNER RECEIVES A BOTTLE OF MOËT CHAMPAGNE!“
The Wiggle room is located at 3874 Blvd St-Laurent, right across from Schwartz. For more information and questions call 514-508-WINK (9465) or BOXOFFICE@WIGGLEROOM.CA. Check them out on Facebook and @WiggleroomMTL too!
With a name like “Wiggle Room” you just KNOW it’s bound to be fantastic! I’m encouraging anyone who hasn’t made plans for the week/weekend yet should definitely check this out!