CAPITAL FRINGE

Honey - Christ United Methodist Church
900 4th Street SW, Washington DC 20024

WE 7/10 5:00pm
FR 7/12 9:15pm
TH 7/18 7:45pm
SA 7/20 9:30pm
SU 7/28 3:45pm

Tickets are now on sale at https://www.capitalfringe.org/event/saucy-jack-and-the-space-vixens

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In the seedy cabaret club Saucy Jack’s, on the planet Frottage III, all is not well. Danger lurks in every corner as the cabaret acts are being picked off one by one by the relentless slingback killer, plunging a murderous heel deep into the victims chest! Against the backdrop of gloom and fear, down-trodden waitress Booby Shevalle, talented Sammy Sax, barman Mitch Maypole, bar-fly Dr von Whackoff and pan-galactic Chesty Prospects share their dreams and reveal secrets as the evil shadow of the Slingback Killer draws ever near. All is not lost as the glorious Space Vixens arrive, interstellar, super-fashion crime fighters here to save the day by the Power of Disco, with glowing Glitterboots and disco beams. Love interests develop, closets are opened and lives are saved before everything builds to an extraordinary musical climax.

Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens premiered in 1995 at the Edinburgh Festival. It was written as a piece of theatre that would appeal to people who might feel more at home in bars and clubs than theatres. Its frenzied audience involvement and its raunchy electronic score made it an instant success with sold-out audiences invading the stage nightly and refusing to leave the theatre. Rave reviews and crazy plastic-clad fans quickly led to a Fringe First award for 'innovation in theatre and outstanding new production'.

Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens has a Book by Charlotte Mann; Lyrics by Charlotte Mann and Michael Fidler; Music by Jonathan Croose and Robin Forrest. It is based on original ideas by Johanna Allitt, Simon Curtis, Michael Fidler and Charlotte Mann.

We are UP IN YOUR FACE THEATRE

Up In Your Face Theatre, a new immersive theater company in Washington DC is coming your way this summer!  Founded by Peelee Clark, theatre arts director of the multi award winning Beyond the Page Theatre Company at West Potomac High School, is producing Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens as his inaugural performance. 

Over the past decade, Peelee Clark has brought the very best of high school theatre to the DC Metro Region, producing sold out performances of such shows as American Idiot, Heathers: High School Edition, Starlight Express, School of Rock, Billy Elliot, Rent, Jesus Christ Superstar, Spring Awakening, Dogfight and so much more. Recently he produced a student written piece, Urban Legends for the 2014 Capital Fringe Festival and two sold out runs of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and Rock of Ages at the 2015 & 2017 Edinburgh Fringe Festival as part of the American High School Theatre Festival.

Special thank you to all of my patrons: Michelle Dubreuil, Colton Thomas, Amy Bevilacqua & the Ruppe’s, Christine Beal, Paula Harmata, Nicole Hanton, Laura Marshall, Ryan Christopher, Brian & Darlene Ash, Tonda Phalen,
Madeline Marshall, Laura & Joe Carbone, Beth Hamilton, Joseph Kitrosser, Kathleen Weisblatt, Julie Denton,
Hazen Marshall, Diane Lingenfelter, John McFarlane, Zoe-Elizabeth McCray, & Erin & Kevin Wirth, Katherine Lemus,
Clint and Jodi Wood, Joseph and Jennifer DeLorenzo, Mary Amico, Jenni Sparks, Terri Hobson, Lizzy Rader,
Patricia Boyle, Angela Davis, Kevin Wood, Christopher MacEwan, Ingrid Kottke, Ami Jo Abbys, Pete Bergen

 


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