Teen detective novel spoof infused with burlesque and drag returns with all new 80's mystery.
April 7 - May 19 at Laurie Beechman Theatre
They solved the 50's-themed MYSTERY OF THE FAMILY JEWELS and the disco era CASE OF THE PEEPSHOW PHANTOM, now fearless teen detectives NASTY DREW AND THAT HARDER BOY are back with THE SECRET OF THE PROM QUEEN CURSE at The Laurie Beechman Theater inside West Bank Cafe (at 407 West 42nd Street -- at Ninth Avenue, accessible from the A,C,E,N,R,V,F,1,2,3 trains at 42nd Street). Performances of this alternately erotic and comic caper set in the awesome 80's are Fridays, April 7 & 21 and May 5 & 19 at 10pm. Tickets are $22 plus a $20 food/drink minimum. A $35 VIP ticket that includes reserved seating, a gift bag and a meet-and-greet are also available. To purchase tickets, call 212-352-3101 or visit www.SpinCycleNYC.com.
In THE SECRET OF THE PROM QUEEN CURSE, strip-sleuthing teen detectives NASTY DREW AND THAT HARDER BOY are back for their most bone-chilling, barely-clothed adventure yet. It is 1984 and someone-or something-is terrorizing the teenagers at Baxxside High! And holy hair crimpers, there is a whole brat pack of suspects. Is it the jaded ghost of a former prom queen? Could it be the brain, the athlete, the princess, or the basket case? Our totally tubular teen sleuths must comb through all the awesome crepe paper and leave no shoulder pad unturned in their search for clues before the Prom Queen Curse strikes again!
NASTY DREW AND THAT HARDER BOY: THE SECRET OF THE PROM QUEEN CURSE was written and is directed by Chris Harder. This live theatrical parody of teen detective novels of a bygone era that combines burlesque, vaudeville, theater and comedy co-stars two of burlesque's hottest performers: Chris Harder and Nasty Canasta with Pearls Daily and Sapphire Jones, plus a stellar line up of featured drag and nightlife guest performers at every show!
CHRIS HARDER (That Harder Boy) is a NYC based burlesque performer and producer. Known as "The Raunchy Romeo of Burlesque," Harder has stripped, shocked, and entertained in nightlife for the past 7 years and toured across the US and around the world with stops in L.A., San Francisco, New Orleans, Key West, London, Berlin, Vienna, Paris, Brussels, Stockholm, and Amsterdam. Named "Best of the Naked City" by the Village Voice in 2011, Harder was awarded "Best International Male Performer" at the 2012 London World Burlesque Games and was also an American headliner for the 2015 Vienna Boylesque Festival. Find out more and #getHARDER at www.HARDERburlesque.com.
NASTY CANASTA (Nasty Drew) is frequently hailed as a genius of the neo-burlesque scene. A "burlesque queen" (The NY Times) and Runner Up at the 2010 Miss Exotic World Pageant, Nasty is host and producer of Naked Girls Reading NYC and an associate producer with Wasabassco. A full-time burlesque performer, producer and costumer for the past decade, Nasty draws on her years of experience in the theatre to create acts and shows that combine tease and titillation, humor, spectacle and theatricality. She teaches private and group burlesque classes, has performed across the US and in Canada and Europe, and worked as a snake charmer and contortionist with the world-famous Coney Island Circus Sideshow in Brooklyn, NY.