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DIRTY CABARET: Umbrella Festival Night Three

  • The Alberta Rose Theatre 3000 NE Alberta St Portland, OR, 97211 United States (map)
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The fourth annual
UMBRELLA FESTIVAL
of circus and comedy

Four nights of acrobats & aerialists, clowns & cabaret, bands & burlesque, drag and derring-do!

at The Alberta Rose Theatre
3000 NE Alberta St

TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW at

http://albertarosetheatre.com/

SATURDAY, APRIL 4th
DIRTY CABARET
Minors welcome with adult accompaniment

Door at 7, show at 8

You can bring the kids if you like, but don’t come complaining to us if they have some awkward questions after. This is our annual revue of burlesque, drag, bawdy comedy, and adult circus - always the first night to sell out, always the biggest standing ovation. You don’t want to miss it.

Featuring:

EMCEE CARLA ROSSI

Ecdysiast
pole dance prodigies

Steven Ragatz
juggler and physical comedian (Cirque du Soleil, Cirque Mechanix)

Donatella Melies
sexiest clown in los angeles

Artemis Chase
avant-drag outlaw

Layne Fawkes
mistress of mournography

The Deadlurk Dollymops
sideshow sweethearts and living cartoons

Vera Mysteria
cabaret chameleon

and more!

with red-hot rod bump & grind soundtrack provided by
Orchestre L’Pow

ABOUT THE UMBRELLA FESTIVAL
In 2012, The Alberta Rose Theatre joined forces with Noah Mickens of Wanderlust Circus to produce the first ever variety arts festival in Portland. The following year, veteran performer David “Leapin’ Louie” Lichtenstein added his lifetime of connections and expertise to the mix when he assumed the mantle of co-director. Since then, The Umbrella Festival of Circus and Comedy has brought together a fantastical mix of entertainers young and old; from the grand highways and hidden paths of The Endless Road that connects all the world’s cities like a circulatory system forged from asphalt and steel. With the help of our cousins from Seattle’s Moisture Festival, and a soon-to-be-inaugurated variety arts fest in San Francisco, we’re building an old-fashioned circuit to bring the global circus renaissance right to your doorstep!

This year’s festival includes TV star Daniel “Rubberboy” Browning Smith, outsider music legend Artis the Spoonman, nine traveling circus troupes, five bands, four members of the Cirque du Soleil, and solo practitioners of every description. Never has such a mob of bohemians been assembled beneath a single banner, on a single weekend, in a single theater! THE UMBRELLA FESTIVAL of Circus and Comedy is in full swing this Spring.

Earlier Event: March 28
Blow Pony 8YR Anniversary
Later Event: April 7
Repartay 4 with Carla Rossi