New Venue For Burgeoning Burlesque Gameshow
NEW ORLEANS, August 21, 2015 — Something new is coming to The Dragon’s Den bar in the Marigny every Tuesday night. And it involves audience members handcuffed to burlesque dancers. For more than a month now, “The Vice Is Right,” an entrancing new form of entertainment created by local burlesque luminary Xena Zeit-Geist, has been wowing longtime fans of burlesque as well as newcomers to the art. So far, nobody has complained about the experience. Dancers are pitted against eac
The Society of Sin Returns to the Stage with Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Burlesque
NEW ORLEANS, July 9, 2015 – New Orleans-based burlesque and variety troupe The Society of Sin is preparing their second installment of “Dungeons & Dragon Queens: A Live Action Pen & Pasties Burlesque RPG,” an interactive burlesque show where the audience and a set of dice decide the fate of four burlesque performers on a quest for adventure. This highly experimental production is currently scheduled to run for only one night, Friday, July 24, 2015 at Cafe Istanbul (2372 St. C
Dungeons & Dragon Queens Burlesque Rolls a Crit!
We debuted our newest show, "Dungeons & Dragon Queens: A Live Action Pen & Pasties Burlesque RPG," last Friday at Eiffel Society to a warm, welcoming and pretty much ideal audience, and these are the photos that resulted. We had so much fun with this experimental, improvisation-heavy show that we're hoping to bring out the next chapter within the next few months! Thank you to everyone who attended and made this show the zany good time that it was, and thank you to Eiffel Soci
Talk Nerdy To Me Gets Great NOLA.com Write Up
If you haven't had a chance to make it out to our regular show, Talk Nerdy To Me: A Weekly Burlesque Revue at The Dragon's Den at 7p every Saturday, check out this article by David Lee Simmons at NOLA.com to see what you're missing out on! If you want to check us out this Saturday, our lineup will include Ben Wisdom hosting with us for the first time, and peformers Cherry Bombshell, Nymphadora, and Xena Zeit-Geist bringing some naughty nerdlesque to the stage! Plus, it's Sinn
The Society of Sin Does Shakespeare Burlesque for Fringe Fest
This year The Society of Sin will be a part of New Orleans Fringe Fest at Mag's. We will be performing our Shakespeare burlesque play, A Midsummer Night's Wet Dream, which enjoyed a successful opening this summer at The Shadowbox. The show is an adaptation of the classic comedy A Midsummer Night's Dream revised to be set in Louisiana in the 1930s and with significant more stripteases and sequins than the original. In our version, Lysander and Hermia are a lesbian couple, the
The Society of Sin featured in The Loyola Maroon/The Wolf!
Check out this article, "The Art of Baring It All" by Loyola University's Skyllarr Trusty about The Society of Sin, including how the troupe was founded, troupe philosophies, upcoming shows, and more! Loyola is the alma mater of many of The Society of Sin's members, and we're thrilled to have a story like this written about us. Photography by: Alan Pham #troupenews #gettoknowthesinners #behindthescenes
Arkham ASS-ylum smash hit in Jackson, MS!
On September 5, 2014 The Society of Sin performed its first show away from home together at Duling Hall. We packed our bags and took a road trip from New Orleans down to Jackson, MS to team up with the producers at Black Hat Burlesque for another completely sold out performance of Arkham ASS-ylum: A Batman Burlesque Play. Cast and crew included Cherry Bombshell as Robin, Honey Tangerine as Poison Ivy, Melody Thick as Catwoman, Lydia Treats as Penguin, Persé Fanny as The Mad H