Dancers use their bodies to express emotions, unlike opera singers, who use their voices, and Punchin’ Jack, who only uses his fists. Get an eyeful of art with this GrouponLive deal.
- One ticket to see the Ruby Revue Burlesque Show
- When: Friday, August 30, at 8 p.m.
- Where: House of Blues Houston
- Door time: 7 p.m.
- Ticket values include all fees.<p>
- $19 for cabaret table (up to a $38.83 value)
- $24 for VIP cabaret table (up to a $48.83 value)
- Click here to view the venue layout.<p>
Ruby Revue Burlesque Show
Few things say “America” like fishnet stockings and a feather boa do. At the Ruby Revue Burlesque Show the traditions of striptease, pinups, and variety shows that have laced through American history receive as much tribute as Alexander Graham Bell at a conference of over-enthusiastic telemarketers. Tuxedoed jokesmith Edmund Birch emcees the salute, weaving rib-tickling patter into his introductions of pinup models and performers. Ruby Revue-founder Missy Lisa, who won 2013’s Miss Viva Las Vegas title, takes charge of the cast with a steamy blend of humor and sexuality, warming up audiences’ collars for Ginger Valentine, crowned Queen of Burlesque at the 2011 New Orleans Burlesque Festival. Also breaking out their corsets, tassels, and see-through skirts are the belly-dancing Alia, the break-dancing Shelbelle Shamrock, and the classically trained vocalist Renee Holiday.
To give the dancers time to powder their faces between numbers, the smooth-talking illusionist Confetti Eddie keeps crowds going. Aided by his tantalizing assistants, he uses sleight of hand to elicit dazzled applause and weary head-scratches from those who never developed object-permanence skills.