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SuicideGirls: Blackheart Burlesque

April 27
7 p.m.
$25; $60-$65 VIP
Adult, Burlesque

Known for models with tattoos, piercings, and a unique twist on the traditional idea of beauty, SuicideGirls is now an entertainment empire, with Blackheart Burlesque carrying the SG flag around the globe. “When SuicideGirls started back in 2001, it was much tougher to get people to accept us,” says founder Missy Suicide. “Everyone was either super skinny stick-figure models or blondes full of silicon.” Today, Blackheart Burlesque brings a rotating cast of performers around the world, with all of their numbers influenced by pop culture. Harry PotterStar Wars, and Rick & Morty are all themes you’ll see flaunted onstage during an SG show, but with an adult twist. “This tour we have some really cool new numbers,” Missy says. “We’ve got a contortionist this time—but I don’t want to say too much about it and ruin the surprise.” Regardless of this tour’s themes and gimmicks, the essence of the SuicideGirls is still very much alive in 2018. “The world is catching up in terms of accepting what’s beautiful,” says Missy. 18+.