Sat, 09 Apr|
Cabaret An Evening Of Burlesque
Darren Charles will be hosting as his iconic alter ego Mr Saucy Davis Jr at Dugdale Culture Palace for one night only. The line up for this incredible show includes Frank Lavender, Ruby Deshabillé and Jake Dupree
Time & Location
09 Apr, 19:30
London, 39 London Rd, London, Enfield EN2 6DS, UK
About the event
Frank Lavender: Comedian par excellent, misogyny apologist and inevitable sex symbol. Miss Burlesque UK 2019 Winner Evelyn Carnate, “The Shapeshifting Showgirl” is a playful, powerful & fabulously unpredictable neo-burlesque performer with a naughty sense of humour who plays sweet to subversive to sensual to downright twisted. Evelyn is a director, producer, teacher (East London Burlesque) and a co-founder of Asian cabaret collective ‘The Bitten Peach’.
Ruby Deshabillé, a trained actress and showgirl ecdysiast, combines vintage glamour, impeccable musical taste, sensational costumes and occasionally left-field ideas in her breath-taking performances. Having sashayed her way across the stages of the UK and Europe for over 12 years, Ruby is a highly-respected cabaret artiste, with a wealth of experience in performing and producing burlesque shows.
Jake DuPree (they/them) is a burlesque performer, fitness instructor host, and influencer. They made their burlesque debut in Dita Von Teese’s “Von Follies” show, doing her famous martini glass act. They were voted into 21st Century Burlesque’s “Top 50 Most Influential Burlesque Industry Figures of 2021” at number 8. They were chosen and will be competing in “Best Boylesque” category at the incredible Burlesque Hall of Fame competition in Las Vegas in 2022. They were recently featured in Out Magazine’s Pride issue, and they have also been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Pasadena Magazine, and Time Out. DuPree worked with Cosmopolitan magazine as a hostcorrespondent on the viral series, “Glitter Fantasy the Unicorn,” which is now on Amazon Prime Video. They consistently work with PopSugar Fitness to create highly popular workout videos for YouTube. They have recently come to London to perform at Proud Embankment for their “Proud Cabaret: Cabaret All Stars” shows with Bill Bailey, Julian Clary, Denise Van Outen, and Duncan James. As an influencer, they work with many lingerie, health and wellness, and fitness brands, most notably Playful Promises, Blue Bella, and Chicken of the Sea. As a dancer, they have appeared in musicals like Kinky Boots, CATS, West Side Story, Mary Poppins, and Peter Pan. They were also a featured dancer on RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 3, and you can purchase their online, weekly workout videos through Patreon. (Instagram: @jakedupree)
Saucy Davis Jr. is a combination of some of Hollywood’s most iconic performers of The Golden and Silver Age mixed with modern day humour and pizzaz. He's the ultimate triple threat, all singing, all tap dancing with a bag full of jokes and wardrobe full of style. He regularly host's and performers in shows like A Friday Night In Soho, Gin House Burlesque Revue, An Evening Of Burlesque Tour, Saturday Night Supershow, The Beguiling Hour and of course The Rat Pack Burlesque Show.