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Bindlestiff Open Stage Variety Show – Quarantine Edition – June 1st, 2020

Host Keith Nelson opens the show with an introduction of the acts.

The Bindlestiff Open Stage introduced a ‘new’ camera angle.

Steve Langley performed a wonderful ‘bubble’ production act.

Steve created a ‘bubble’ merry-go-round with his equipment.

Pinkie Special performed a wild ‘hula-hoop’ act.

Bruke had his hands full with a delightfully agile hat juggling act.



Professor DR Schreober took us back in time with some fun period magic.

Larry Vee did the rolla-bolla, hula-hoop, spinning a ball and juggling another.



Stephanie Monseu encouraged the viewers to take the survey.

Chase Culp performed with musical cow bells and played them well.

Hovey Burgess talked about the ‘shot from canon’ act that was in the circus for so many years.

Marcus Monroe juggled illuminated and regular clubs and told some ‘one-liners.

Kyla performed a beautiful aerial act.

The Coronel Sisters from Peru had the most amazing balancing skills on the balls.


Tune in Next Monday for another Bindlestiff Open Stage show!

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“La Soiree” – A NeoCircus, Comedy and Burlesque Cabaret @ Union Square Theater

“A decadent and downright dangerous show that is ‘not for the kids’.”

Low inhibition and high glamour!

‘One of the best I have seen in years’!

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Here are a few photographs I took the evening I attended.

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The English Gents

(Hamish McCann and Denis Lock)

The English Gents @ La Soiree in NYCWhat a great duet. Hamish and Denis do amazing balance and strength act plus are as charming as two english gents.

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Marawa 

Marawa performs at La Soiree @ Union Square TheaterWith grace and stamina Marawa The Amazing rocked the house with her hula hoop act.

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Scotty the Blue Bunny

Scott the Blue Bunny performing at La Soiree.Unique, risque and bold are the key words for Scotty The Blue Bunny

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The Bathtub Boy

(Steven Williams)

Ryan McCarthy performing at La SoireeSoaking in the bathtub as his acts opens. Then elevating himself to heights above the crowd while exuding an amazing sensual strength on the straps.

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Marcus Monroe

Marcus Monroe juggling at La SoireeMarcus Monroe is an amazing juggler with great sense of comedy.

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Gloria

(Mooky Cornish)

Mooky Cornish performing at La SoireeGloria entertains the crowd but not without getting an audience member involved in her wonderful antics.

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Manchego – The Sexiest Man Alive

(Ambrose Martos)

Manchego performing at La SoireeManchego entertains the audience with his audacity and colorful underwear…Many pairs of them!

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Hamish McCann

Hamish McCann performing at La SoireeHamish McCann arrives on stage with an umbrella and ‘Singing in the Rain‘ playing. Then he performs amazing feats of strength on the lamppost.

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Bret Pfister

Bret Pfister performing at La SoireeLike an angel in the clouds, Bret Pfister performs on the aerial hoop with charm and beauty.

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Aidan O’Shea was the most Welcoming MC

Not pictured here but hysterically entertaining were the Cabaret Decadanse (Andre-Anne LeBlanc and Serge Delauriers)

Produced by Mark Rubinstein, Brett Haylock, Mick Perrin, James Tod, Nick Zuppar and Gavin Kalin/Edward Snape; creative producer, Mr. Haylock; lighting by Willie Suddon; sound by Richard Fitzgerald/Sound Associates; production stage manager, Bianca Houston. At the Union Square Theater, 100 East 17th Street, Manhattan, 800-653-8000, ticketmaster.com. Through March 30. Running time: 2 hours.