Published September 01, 2010
The Final Frontier
Movie Heroines, Stripped Down
You’re a pretty die-hard film buff.
, Blade Runner
―they’re all science-fiction classics, and they
all happen to include a strong woman who, for one reason or another, tends to favor somewhat minimal
Well, it’s about to get more minimal. Introducing Ladies of Sci-Fi
, a burlesque show here to sex
up your hallowed canon of sci-fi cinema, now selling tickets for next week’s show.
If you haven’t already guessed, this comes to you from the mind of Courtney Cruz, the burlesque queen who
Star Wars with more stripping
earlier this year. This time around, the show’s at Bordello,
and it’s got a wide-ranging cadre of futuristic women taking to the stage, all based on characters from
Picture a revised Alien
in which a young Sigourney Weaver look-alike runs around in her underwear,
battles a robotic whale and then engages in an erotic victory dance that leaves little to the imagination.
Or consider Charlize Theron all dressed up as Aeon Flux, taking to the stripper pole. (Note: Charlize Theron
And before it’s through, you’ll see beauties portraying Pris from Blade Runner
, Jane Fonda from
, The Robot from Metropolis
and even Samus Aran, the bikini-sporting protagonist
from the video game Metroid
Princess Toadstool had another engagement.
Ladies of Sci-Fi
901 E First St
Los Angeles, CA 90012