VERMONT BURLESQUE FESTIVAL'S
GRANITE CITY SHOWCASE
Tickets will increase based on
the following schedule:
Nov: $34 / $39
Dec: $39 / $44
Jan-April: $44 / $49
Day of Show: $49 / $54
** Additional fees may apply at the time of purchase. ALL SALES ARE FINAL
2022 LINE UP
FRIDAY APRIL 22nd, 2022
LEARN MORE ABOUT EACH PERFORMER
BY CLICKING ON THE IMAGES
Performance Line Up May Be Subject to Change Without Notice
April 22nd, 2022
BARRE OPERA HOUSE
6 North Main Street, Barre VT 05641
Opera House Box Office 802-476-8188
DOORS / COCKTAILS / VENDING / LIVE MUSIC
8:00pm - 10:30pm
COVID-19 POLICY & RESTRICTIONS IN PLACE FOR THIS EVENT
Emceed this year by Foxy Tann along side headliner Medianoche, The Granite City Showcase has become one of the most attended shows of the Vermont Burlesque Festival. From doors to curtain call, this 3 hour event features, adult beverage tastings, live music, comedy, variety acts and burlesque headliners you won't want to miss.
Let’s make the best out of the Covid situation… Since we all have to wear masks… We’ve decided to have a Masquerade Party!!! Bling out your mask! Make it flannel! Make it sparkle! Get creative!
Friday Night is FLANNEL NIGHT! Barre is a flannel kinda town ...and so we want to challenge you to wear your best! Bring that flannel scarf! Put on that flannel skirt! Wear that flannel jacket! Who's got the flannel bow tie!?! The staff of the Vermont Burlesque Festival will be giving out prizes for best flannel outfits worn to the Granite City Showcase. Just show up, pose on the red (flannel) carpet and have your photo taken for a chance to win a variety of great prizes.
The festival isn’t just about burlesque and the celebration of body positivity, it also raises awareness and money for several local charities including… Breast Cancer Research studied right here in Vermont, brings attention to and helps to raise money for the Health & Wellness Program at the Pride Center of Vermont, donates to the cause of Keeping Vermonters Warm through the WARMTH Heating Fuel Assistance Program, and finally contributes to the Vermont Arts Council.
Tickets for this event are on a scaled tier schedule and raise in value as the event approaches. The earlier you buy the more you save.
This event is intended for mature audiences, may include vulgar language and adult themes, and is restricted to ages 18+. Specialty alcoholic educational tastings with Hendrick's Gin will also be offered to those ticket holders who are 21+. A limited cash bar will be available during the pre-show and throughout the showcase until about 15 minutes after intermission.
COVID POLICY for this venue (As of Feb 1, 2022) - Proof of vaccination required or proof of a official negative PCR test that has been taken within 72hrs of this event, masks required when not sipping or taking a bite ("airplane rules")
Minneapolis, MN Foxy Tann (EmCee/Peeler/Director/Educator/Designer) has been hailed as one of The Top 10 Burlesque Performers To Watch by The Huffington Post, dubbed the Boss of Burlesque and a pioneer of the neo-burlesque movement by The Minneapolis Star Tribune. She has emceed for the Burlesque Hall of Fame, the Michigan, Copenhagen, Vancouver, Las Vegas, Edmonton, Ohio, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Colorado, & Alabama festivals as well as dive bars all around the world!
New York City, NY Medianoche, dubbed “Sin in an Hourglass“, has charmed audiences throughout the U.S. and around the world — from select venues in Europe and as far as Singapore, Australia, and Russia. Medianoche has been featured for nine years running in 21st Century Burlesque’s list of Top 50 Burlesque performers worldwide. She was crowned Queen of Burlesque in New Orleans, and was awarded the prestigious title of Miss Exotic World at the Burlesque Hall of Fame in Las Vegas. For booking i
Minneapolis, MN Tre’ Da Marc is The Chocolate Drop That Won’t Stop. Hailing from the Twin Titties, he is an international boylesque sensation that cannot be duplicated. He competed in the 2018 Best Boylesque Category at the Burlesque Hall Of Fame in Las Vegas. He is the reigning 2020 Noire Pageant King of Burlesque and was voted one of the Top 50 most influential burlesque industry figures of 2020 and 2021.
Sioux Falls, SD Forever obsessed with burlesque, Viola Velvet finally stepped into her rhinestoned shoes in 2018. In a few short years, she has become known as “The Burlesque Gal” and co-runs the only all queer, all inclusive variety troupe in her city, VeauxDevil Cabaret. Mentor, teacher, producer, and performer of the arts, she’s The Vivacious Vixen of the Midwest.
Portland, Maine Mr. and Mrs. FuckSmart are two sexies who perform their own brand of burlesque wherever and whenever they can! They are a fun-loving, married couple who enjoy a good story and everything that sparkles. When not in their alter-egos, they make movies and play with wild animals.
Oakland, CA Joanna Animal is a multi-dimensional circus artist and burlesque performer. A former professional cyclist, they found burlesque while recovering from breaking their pelvis during a bike crash in 2016. Wanting to take their burlesque performances to new heights, they picked up circus arts soon after and now teach and perform lyra, silks and chair acrobatics throughout the Bay Area.
Seattle, WA Moxie Blue, the Mistress of Amusement, is a curvaceous distraction that likes to play truth or dare with your senses. Born of a desire to defy labels and buck stereotypes, her devil-may-care attitude as a host and performer takes Moxie across Seattle stages. As founder of Fat Bottom Productions, Moxie Blue hosts quarterly productions that showcase the vast talent in the local burlesque community
Burlington, Vermont Dixieland Delight hails from Alabama but has made her home in the great state of Vermont with the Green Mountain Cabaret. As a proud Egyptian-American, she often pulls together inspiration from both of her cultures as well as her background as a dancer trained in a variety of forms and styles including: hip hop, ballet, jazz and ballroom. Warm your chill with this sweet, soft, Southern thrill!
L.A. & N.Y.C. Dickie Smalls is a veteran of over thirty burlesque festivals and has performed his unique brand of boylesque all around the world. Some titles include: “Most Creative” at the 2019 Midwest Burlesque Festival, “Best Narrative” at the 2019 Berlin Burlesque Week and “Master of Improv” at the 2018 Burlypicks WORLD Championships competition. Dickie also headlined last year’s Midwest Burlesque Festival.