"These violent delights have violent ends...and in their triumph die, like fire and powder...which, as they kiss, consume."
L'amour...the bane of our existence, our cross to bear, and the single most deadly poison besides politics and religion.
Join the Black Family for a devilish post-Valentine's Day night of anti-convention sentiment and salacious satire as they celebrate (and lament) that crazy little thing called love.
No-one pays homage to Saint Valentine like Jasper Black and his associates...amongst those in the know, their notorious romantic shenanigans are the talk of the town. From objectophile weddings to incestuous liaisons, bizarre love triangles to the sexual assault of the family skeletons; and a renowned anti-Valentine audience participation segment that will change the way you view love (and hate) forever...My Bloody Valentine is the perfect alternative to this year's warm and fuzzies.
But hold onto your hearts.
It’s gonna get messy.
Featuring live performances by the Black Family's finest artistes, plus an exclusive chance to rub shoulders with some of Melbourne's wickedly elite, this is one night to leave your inhibitions at the door and get in the mood for a whole lotta love.
Dress (or undress) to express, sharpen your talons and get ready for an evening of sinfully Dark Cabaret, Burlesque and Erotica in the Adult Playground!
It's burlesque with bite.
Note: The Burlesque Underground is strictly for adults 18+. MY BLOODY VALENTINE will contain gore, simulated violence, partial nudity, coarse language, discussion and depiction of mental illness, and images, concepts and themes that may trigger or offend including PARENTAL ABUSE, GROOMING and toxic masculinity. trigger warnings apply. All scripted and improvised role-play is safe, sane and consensual. All performers in the Burlesque Underground are over 18 years of age. For more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dress: Erotica couture - Formal or Glam Gothic - High class Fetish. Dress to express or impress...or simply in neat smart, neat casual or even a little eccentric. No sneakers, denim, caps or anything else that's going to make you look like a classless Bogan. The illusion of class is everything.
Respecting the privacy of the Black Family and our guests, photos are not allowed of the performances. You are welcome to take selfies and candid snaps of your evening, but any photos of cast and crew are strictly forbidden without permission. You may of course ask. You never know, they may pose with you. Or for you. Or on you.
"Dark...unexpected...unpredictable..." - Australian Stage
"Unapologetically sensual..." - The Weekly Review
"Confronting and bold." - TripAdvisor
"A violent clash of the Mafia meets unhinged circus..." - Afflatus Magazine.
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Doors from 7.30pm
Doors, Bar, Courtyard: 7.30pm - 1am
Improvised roleplay: 7.30pm - 1am
Onstage Show: From approx 8.30pm
Bookings are recommended, secure your ticket online now.
Online bookings close at 12pm on friday 14th february, 2020.
$80 – DOUBLE DATE
1 x Reserved premium stage-side table seat FOR BOTH WONDERGROUND VALENTINE'S weekend SHOWS.
INCLUDES STAGE SIDE TABLE SEAT TICKET TO MAMA'S VALENTINE BOUDOIR (FRIDAY 14TH) AND MY BLOODY VALENTINE (SATURDAY 15TH).
$60 – SECOND BASE
1 x GENERAL ADMISSION SEAT FOR BOTH WONDERGROUND VALENTINE'S weekend SHOWS.
INCLUDES GENERAL ADMISSION TICKET TO MAMA'S VALENTINE BOUDOIR (FRIDAY 14TH) AND MY BLOODY VALENTINE (SATURDAY 15TH).
$45 – THE SPLASH ZONE
1 x Reserved premium stage-side table seat.
In the splash zone.
It's exactly what it sounds like.
$45 - THE POLY ZONE
1 x Reserved premium group table seat.
Not in the splash zone.
Not much safer...THOUGH AT LEAST IT'S IN NUMBERS.
$35 - VOYEURS
1 x General Admission seat.
FOR THE DISCERNING PURVEYORS OF THE ARTS WHO PREFER TO WATCH FROM AFAR
$30 - VOYEURS (Concession)
1 x Concession General Admission seat
Venue minimum dress requirement:
Neat smart, neat casual or even a little eccentric.
No torn jeans or casual shorts, no thongs/flip-flops permitted at any time.
Free street parking from 6pm on Shearson Cres.
Please observe and adhere to all parking signs and do not park on neighbouring properties.
Accessibility: Venue is ambulant accessible. Please note bathrooms are not wheelchair accessible.
Management reserves all rights | Information may change without notice.
All characters and storylines remain the property of the Burlesque Underground and Wonderground. All character writings within the Underground are fictitious. Any resemblance to persons living or dead is purely coincidental.
Copyright 2019 © The Burlesque Underground.
3/34 Shearson Cres, Mentone, Victoria 3194
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