The Geekenders present A Marvel-ous Comic Strip!
8:00pm - Friday, Mar 6, 2020
The Geekenders are excited to bring their newest, nerdy production to the Rio Theatre on Friday, March 6. A MARVEL-OUS COMIC STRIP! is a burlesque show that celebrates the Marvel characters you know and love (and secretly Google sexy fan art of in your spare time) with energetic dancing, comedy, and cheeky satire created by artists as nerdy as you are.
The Geekenders’ popular nerdy cabarets combine the irreverence of the Muppets with the polish and showmanship of a Vegas showgirl revue. Some of Vancouver’s silliest and sassiest burlesque dancers will be entertaining you with all different characters from your favourite Marvel comics, movies, and cartoons for A MARVEL-OUS COMIC STRIP! So grab a friend and join us for the geeky, sexy, body-positive, energetic, reference-filled and SUPER HOT night out with the nerd community that you love.
Friday, March 6
Doors 7:00 pm | Show 8:00 pm
Advance tickets $20 | $25 at the door
*Must be 18+ for entry. Must be 19+ w/ID for bar service.
**Sorry, Rio Theatre Groupons and passes n/a for this event.
About The Geekenders:
Geekenders, called a "cult sensation" by Vancity Buzz, is British Columbia's pre-eminent geeky theatrical and performance troupe. Producing ‘nerdlesque' shows, variety shows, fandom-based parties, plays, and immersive theatre, Geekenders is, first and foremost, about community. Our emphasis is always going to be about providing a quirky, interesting evening full of art, socializing and fun for those of us who might not otherwise spend their Friday at a party. What can you expect from any Geekenders show? Original performances from some of Vancouver's favourite geeks, nerdlesque, variety acts, comedy, performers both seasoned and brand new, singalongs, and new and different themes that combine nostalgia, memes, and iconic pop culture.
2015 - 2019 Georgia Straight Best of Vancouver - Burlesque Troupe Top 3
2017 Vancouver Fringe Artistic Risk Honourable Mention
2017 Spirit of the Vancouver Fringe Award
2015 Most Wacky Show of the Year - Nic Cage Burlesque (Vancouver Sun)
2013 Oh! Fun City Award
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