Burlesque Returns to Towne Crier

Dr. Lucky will host adult variety show

Dr. Lucky’s Blue Revue returns to the Towne Crier Café in Beacon on Saturday, May 21. Showtime is 8:30 p.m. The adult variety show features burlesque, circus and variety arts, comedy and music.

Dr. Lucky (Photo by Dale Rio)

Dr. Lucky (Photo by Dale Rio)

Popularized in 1868 by Lydia Thompson & The British Blondes, burlesque parodied classic plays, popular mores and gender roles. The modern revue includes features Mat Fraser of American Horror Stories: Freak Show, dancer Darlinda Just Darlinda; musician Sabrina Chap and singer and dancer Melody Jane.

The evening is hosted by drag queen Dr. Lucky, who resides in Beacon. Tickets are $20 in advance at townecrier.com or $25 at the door. The club is located at 379 Main St.

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