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DESCENDANTS (Burlesque Underground)

September 14, 2018 @ 7:00 pm

The Burlesque Underground in association with StMP presents...


 "When I grow up...I will be brave enough to fight the creatures
That you have to fight beneath the bed each night
To be a grown up...
Just because you find that life's not fair
It doesn't mean that you just have to grin and bear it
If you always take it on the chin and wear it
Nothing will change..."
When I Grow Up 'Matilda the Musical' - lyrics by Tim Minchin
The year is 2040.
The 50's revival is in full swing. The technological age has yielded all manner of new gadgets and knick knacks to further separate human beings from each other while keeping their fingers on the pulse of the world. 'Razor Pop,' a heady mix of soda rock, 80's retro and 90's grunge, is all the rage...and kids bounce between the illusion of class and the intoxication of decadence in the form of party drugs 'Bliss,' 'Apex' and 'Ambrosia.'
Within the grounds of the Black Family Manor, the descendants of the 7 families gather once again for their yearly reunion, to celebrate the life and commemorate the death of their father.
Amidst the milkshake and candy, by the flash of neon lights, each of the family heirs share their tales of love, lust, betrayal and lies trying to piece together his final days in the hopes of once and for all finding the answer to the family's best kept secret:
Who killed Jasper Black?
Perhaps, with the help of their guests and each other, the children may finally put the past to rest...and learn little about themselves along the way.
Join the denizens of the Burlesque Underground for an evening of whodunit whimsy and melodramatic madness as they take you on a journey 20 years in the making.
Forget the millennials and Gen Z.
Generation Alpha is coming.
Be afraid!

The Underground . . . It's burlesque with bite.

Interactive - Role-playing - Burlesque - Cabaret


"Subversive...unexpected...dark and sensual" - Australian Stage    |    "Nothing short of fabulous..." - Hidden Places Secret Spaces    |    "Fast, kooky, goofy and lusty..." -Laneway

Note: The Burlesque Underground is strictly for adults 18+. DESCENDANTS will contain gore, simulated violence, simulated drug use, partial nudity, coarse language, and images, concepts and themes that may trigger or offend. 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.

Respecting the privacy for the Black family, we do not allow photos of the performances...though you are welcome to take selfies and candid snaps of your evening with the cast.

We are an all embracing GLBTIQ and Alternative Lifestyle friendly/safe event.

Bookings are recommended, secure your ticket on-line now.
On-line bookings close at 5pm on show day.
Limited tickets may be available on the door, if not sold out prior.

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Can't make the main shindig?
Join the Black Family for a salacious after party from 10pm til 2am.

$15 - VIP After party only 
1 x VIP after party entry  www.trybooking.com/412686

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Click here to Pre-Book your tickets:  www.trybooking.com/408277

$30 - Concession
1 x Non-reserved seat
1 x VIP afterparty entry
$35– THE DRIVE-IN - General seating
1 x Non-reserved seat
1 x VIP afterparty entry
1 x Reserved high table seat.
1 x VIP afterparty entry
1 x Reserved premium stage-side table seat.
1 x VIP afterparty entry

Doors, Bar, Lounge, Courtyard: 7pm - 10pm
Small "Food for the Heart" Menu: from 7pm


Improvised roving performance play: from 7pm

Showroom: From approx. 7.45pm
Onstage Show: From approx 8pm
VIP Afterparty: Doors 10pm. Party post-show til 2am.


Show & Ticket Enq:
0403 405 575


Venue Enq:
0412 510 424
Mon - Fri 12pm - 8pm  |  Sat - Sun after 3pm


Mostly Free on-street parking from 6pm
(please observe parking signs)

Ground Floor
374 St Kilda Road,
ST KILDA, Victoria 3182

Located on the corner of St Kilda Road and Martin Street,
between Inkerman and Carlisle Steet's
entry is via Martin Street


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