Squirm Burpee: A Vaudevillian Melodrama at Wonder Ballroom on Aug 14th at 9pm

Speaking of Circus Contraption, Armitage Shanks is going to be in town in a show at the Wonder Ballroom on Fri, Aug 14th. Hey, and it sounds like this is another all-ages show at Wonder Ballroom, so this would be awesome for a family night out! Er, well, you know … if you’re that kind of family …

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It’s the cure for commonality, the medicine for the mundane and a calamitous catastrophe! For one night only, the Wonder Ballroom is at the mercy of The Handsome Little Devils, with Fishtank Ensemble and host: Armitage Shanks, the Carny Preacher!

The night will be a melange of mayhem kicking of with the “Freaks and Femmes Burlesque Review,” the cross-pollinated gypsy music of Fishtank Ensemble, and acts of mirth and peril by the Handsome Little Devils. Besides gorgeous dames and hot music, expect to see swing dancing, juggling, slapstick and chainsaws when the Handsome Little Devils present Squirm Burpee: A Vaudevillian Melodrama.

Squirm Burpee is a high-energy comedy featuring Vaudeville acts and circus arts, all wrapped up in a classic Melodrama plot. Mike the Handsome, Dashing Dave, The Lovely Little Lolo and the evil Baron Vegan von Hamburger will bewilder and bemuse!

Denver producer Al Kraizer (Al Kraizer and Associates) calls Squirm Burpee “a dazzling array of physical circus skills, killer dance moves, whip smart spontaneity and outrageous comedy!” Another audience member said, “Even 6 months later, my kids are cracking each other up with quotes from your show.”

To learn more about the Handsome Little Devils, visit the website: http://www.handsomelittledevils.com

Armitage Shanks, Carny Preacher:

The Fishtank Ensemble:

Showtime 9 p.m., doors open at 8!
$13 presale/$15 at the door.