Thursday, September 13, 2012

Baby Blue's Varietease performs at brand new venue

Posted By on Thu, Sep 13, 2012 at 9:00 AM


Thursday, Sept. 13 – Varietease: The New Show

8 p.m.

through Oct. 13

The Venue

511 Virginia Drive



Don’t let the rustic exterior of this former yoga studio fool you – inside is magic and glitter and sexual perversity and jazz hands. The ringleader of this erotic circus, Peter Pan to a gaggle of naughty Darlings, is Baby Blue, Orlando’s own amalgam of Marlene Dietrich, Barbie and Peaches, who’s finally found a home for her Varietease troupe. Dubbed simply the Venue, this Ivanhoe Village cottage will serve as HQ for Baby Blue’s continually evolving burlesque-acrobatic-drag-cabaret performance art, a safe space in which minds can be blown by the swirling sensory overload of a Baby Blue production. Also: cocktails. Opening night sees the premiere of The New Show (Blue’s all about the minimal names this year) and the Venue will serve as one of Fringe Fest 2013’s newly added stages, so make a rezzy now and get the lay of the land before it sells out in the spring. – Jessica Bryce Young

Tags: , , , , , ,

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Orlando Weekly. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Orlando Weekly, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at

Orlando Weekly works for you, and your support is essential.

Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of Central Florida.

Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community.

Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep Orlando’s true free press free.


Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Read the Digital Print Issue

October 21, 2020

View more issues


© 2020 Orlando Weekly

Website powered by Foundation