Buddies in Bad Times
12 Alexander Street
Join us for a spectacle of amateur strip and performance art, where cash and critique come from the most fabulous swamp royalty of the queer realm. It’s all happening at the Buddies in Bad Times Rhubarb Festival!
Hosts for the evening ///
Jelly – The embodiment of grace, as if an Italian Greyhound were a queen among us.
Starlight – Your favorite electro-punk pop sensation.
We're unlocking the THEATRE ROOM for maximum space and spectacle – think dancing, visibility, and the whole theatrical experience!
Amateur Strip Night Judged by Drag Things promises the most tantalizing acts from your daring local talents – and that includes YOU. Step up for a supportive crowd ready to cheer on your boldness.
Our discerning judges are ready with their hot takes, awarding cash and bespoke, hot glued trophies to the victors:
$250 for the star of the night
$125 for the near-miss master
$75 for the bronze-level bold
Every performer gets $100, courtesy of Rhubarb and Buddies in Bad Times, plus free entry for themselves and a friend, and a drink ticket to get the party started!
Strip is a state of mind here – we're open to all interpretations. Creativity reigns supreme! All identities welcome in our celebration of positivity.
Soundtrack by DJ @bliptor2.0, with stage support from @ay__divino
When & Where ///
Doors open at 10:30 PM
Shows at 11:30 PM, 12:15 AM, and 1:00 AM. Little breaks in between.
Winner crowned post 2 AM
Ready to bare your artistry?
Sign up here: https://forms.gle/jfjsDPKZpdaWHfZ18
Dressing room access and a straight shot to the stage are all yours!