Touring in Spring 2018!
March 14th – April 15, 2018
Starring: Ula Uberbusen, James & the Giant Pasty,
Miss Ekaterina & Matt Roper as “Wilfredo”
TAINTED CABARET brings together four phenomenal acts – direct from New York City’s booming variety scene – for an ‘adults only’ variety extravaganza you’ll never forget! Weird, wonderful and totally inspirational, Tainted Cabaret is a place where the worlds of burlesque, sideshow, circus and comedy come together to create an unforgettable, feel-good, live entertainment experience. A great night out simply doesn’t get better – or sexier! – than this.
Tainted Cabaret is performed and produced by a cast of internationally touring variety performers. Each show features world-class acts and solos from the cast in addition to top-tier local guest stars in each city.
About the Cast
ULA UBERBUSEN (New York City, NY) Broadway World calls her act “the most captivating routine of the evening.” Ula is a burlesque performer and producer of such touring smash hits as Twirly Whirly Burly-Q and Victrola Burlesque. Recently Ula played a featured role in the award-winning NY burlesque film “The Cruel Tale of The Medicine Man.” She performs regularly around the Big Apple and has been featured in countless festivals across the country. Awards include the “Beautiful Weirdo” Award from Alternatease, the New England Neo-Burlesque Festival, “Judges Choice” Award & “Perle Noire’s Favorite Act” at The Great Burlesque Exposition, and “Most Original Act” from the Oklahoma City Burlesque Festival. Ula holds a BFA in Acting from the University of Miami and studied with the Shakespeare Theater Company and the NY School of Burlesque. http://www.ulauberbusen.com
WILFREDO (New York City, NY) Big teeth, tight pants and a singing voice to die for! That’s Wilfredo – a lover, singer, poet and drinker who charms the birds down from the trees all over the world. Grotesque, deluded but always loveable, Wilfredo is the powerhouse comedy creation who has won hearts at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, the Adelaide Fringe and at the Magners International Comedy Festival in both Manila and Singapore. In South Africa, Wilfredo performed to over 20,000 people at the Cape Town Funny Festival, while Reykjavik Kabarett in Iceland have claimed him as one of their own. Most recently in New York City, his late-night appearances at the Slipper Room have fast become the stuff of legend. http://www.wilfredo.es
MISS EKATERINA (New York City, NY) Miss Ekaterina was born in Russia. She trained as a rhythmic gymnast and became a member of the Russian National Team, competing successfully in numerous international championships. After retiring from competitions she joined the Antigravity dance troupe and moved to New York City. She was crowned Miss Coney Island, appeared in Julie Taymor’s “Across the Universe”, came out of giant clam, floated inside a snow globe on the lake at the Greenwood Cemetery, served drinks while in a backbend, got two cats and rode motorcycle on a high wire. Ekaterina holds her dream job as a variety performer and entertains people of all ages around the world. http://www.missekaterina.com
JAMES & THE GIANT PASTY (Toronto, Canada) Credits include the Burlesque Hall of Fame, the New York and Vienna Boylesque Festivals, Toronto, Kitchener and Ottawa Pride, The Feminist Porn Awards, and The Life Ball in Vienna. He is also the founder and artistic director of BoylesqueTO, Canada’s Premiere All-Male Burlesque Troupe. In 2014 he was featured in the television documentary I’m A Stripper: Boylesque (LOGO, OutTV), after scandalizing the nation with a notorious appearance on “Canada’s Got Talent”. jamesgiantpasty.com