THE WILD PARTY Live Stage Reading
A Fundraiser for New Mexico Film Foundation
KiMo Theatre, 423 Central Ave NW
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Burque Burlesque Presents: A live stage reading of Joseph Moncure March's bawdy, 1928 poem THE WILD PARTY, about gin and sin in Prohibition Era Hollywood.
A selection of local celebrity readers (actors, poets, musicians, authors) will trade off reciting chapters of the syncopated, Jazz Age poem live on stage at the historic KiMo Theatre. Albuquerque's own Gypsy Jazz legends Le Chat Lunatique will be on hand to provide the appropriate rhythm. Throughout the evening will be several "breakout performances" involving vaudeville style entertainers. A bar will be set up in the theatre's lobby, selling Prohibition Era cocktails. Attendees are encouraged to dress in their finest Roaring '20s outfits!
The entire evening is a fundraiser for the non-profit arts organization New Mexico Film Foundation, whose mission is to help grow the independent film industry in New Mexico while offering financial assistance and educational opportunities to New Mexico independent filmmakers.