Candy Box 3 - Wild_ Wild West _or The - The Wild_ wild West by sdsdfqw21



The Wild, wild West

The Good, The Bad and the Jiggly!
For your entertainment this evening of 30th July, 2006...                                 The Candy Box was conceived, produced and artistically directed
                                                                                                         by Al and Saffron Shearer-Gare
                                             Foxy Rouge                                                    Candied Heels’ costumes by
                        Foxy Rouge is a burlesque star based in Scotland. She
                        delights in all things lush and fantastic. An air of                                        Thanks to:
                        splendour seems to flow from her.                     & for photography
                        Foxy is blessed with the curves of Marilyn Monroe, the sass       All our UK BurlyQ fellow performers for support and inspiration
                        of Mae West, the sultriness of Tempest Storm and coquette
                        charm of Bettie Page. This has all been shrunk into an                                   Special Thanks to:
adorable 5’2 redhead.                                                                            Danny McCormack for all musical arrangement
                                                                                        Dean ‘My Grandad Played for the Villa you know’ Beresford for DJing
She is an exquisite performer and a delight to work with and has performed                        Miss Carrie Shearer for Stage Management and
shows in a diverse range of venues from underground vaults to hotel penthouse                               design and maintenance of
suites with a variety of pubs and clubs in-between.
                                                                                                        The Man In Black -Darrel Higham
                                                                                                     Artiste Liason Officer - Little John Cowan
Foxy is also a regular performer at Glasgow’s Club Noir Burlesque Club and
                                                                                           Carol Marson and Nanette & Rob for interior decor and design
Vaudeville Cabaret Club in Edinburgh.                                                             Duncan for flyer design and all at the glee club

                                                                                             The next Candy Box Production will be on 29 October 2006                                                                                      Get ready to walk with the Undead for

                                                                                                        A NIGHTMARE ON HURST STREET
                                          Missy Malone
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                         Missy Malone is a heady cocktail of 1950’s bombshell and
                         classic sleaze rock chick. The latest sensation to hit the
                         burlesque scene is trained in both static trapeze and stilt
                         walking. As an already established Actress
                         and Model she also commands an impressive list of
                         skills and talents ranging from traditional fan dance
                         to striptease. With her stunning original look and jaw
dropping routines it is but a matter of time before this femme fatal makes a
lasting impression on the world stage! Acting (9 years exp), modelling (5 years

Missy Malone will be performing a new take on her “Ace of Spades” routine and
also the beautiful Double fan dance along side Foxy Rouge.
                                                                                              The World Famous Palookaville!
                    The Candied Heels                                                              Burlesque Orchestra
                                             The Candied Heels are L-R, Malty                                            tonight made up of Danny
                                             Million (Lisa Williams), Parma Violet                                                McCormack, Dean Beresford,
                                             (Saffron Shearer-Gare), Dolly Mixture                                                Oliver Darling, Chris Shirley,
                                             (Jessie Cape) and Dixie BonBon                                                       Paul Corry, Pete Cook and Dave
                                             (Ronni Morgan).                                                                      Priseman with vocals from Imelda
                                             The Candied Heels are the resident                                                   May.
                                             dance troupe of the Candy Box.
                                             Unable to contain their excitement                                                   Palookaville! in its usual four-
                                             the first time they heard go-go tastic                                               piece form is made up from Dean
                                             bump’n’grind band Palookaville                                                       on drums, percussion and vocals;
                                             strut their stuff, these cheeky                                                      Olly on lead guitar, percussion
                                             saucepots just couldn’t make their                                                   and posing; Danny - Candy
                                             boots behave and leapt upon the                                                      Box’s Musical Director - on piano,
stage to shake their thing! As a companion troupe to Palookaville, between                                                        Hammond organ and percussion
them they have shaken their stuff at The 100 Club (London), The Fortress              and Candy Box co-Artistic Director Al Gare on double bass/bass guitar and
Studios (London), Diamond Rendezvous (Birmingham), The Sunflower Lounge               shouts. Tonight Al is handing Bass duty over to Biscuit Boy Chris Shirley in
(Birmingham) and Shambala festival (Plymouth), as well as strolling the nights        order to fulfil his long-awaited dream of emceeing the show - and therefore
away at The Rhythm Riot (Camber Sands).                                               gaining access to the girls’ dressing room!

As well as being Candy Box’s joint Artistic Director, Saffron Shearer-Gare is a       Between them they have played with such top outfits as King Pleasure and
freelance professional costumier, dresser and wardrobe mistress for among others,     the Biscuit Boys, Mike Sanchez and the Portions, Roy Wood , The Giant Killers
Birmingham Rep. theatre, Birmingham Royal Ballet and BBC Birmingham.                  and The Barnstormers.
Jessie Cape is co- founder of Birmingham’s all-girl retro dj collective and
clubnight, The Sugar Foot Stomp. Ronni Morgan is a freelance professional wig         For the Candy Box tonight the band has expanded to include a horn section
maker, providing her amazing handmade human hair creations to theatres, film          with Paul Corry (alto sax), Pete Cook (tenor and baritone saxes) and Dave
and private hire customers throughout the Midlands. Lisa Williams is a modern         ‘Sir’ Priseman (trumpet), with a special guest appearance by The Man In
language graduate and trainee journalist who is pleased her first business card       Black, Darrel Higham and outstanding lead vocals from Imelda May, who is
is her burlesque one.                                                                 lead vocalist with The Mike Sanchez Band and Blue Harlem, as well as an
                                                                                      established solo artist.
* Despite the recent triumphant return of Dolly Mixture from the New World
laden with doubloons, the Candied Heels are tonight once again performing as a        With fifteen solo albums to his credit, Darrel Highman has also worked with a
three piece. Parma Violet and Al Palooka were so overwhelmed by the success of        number of rock ‘n’ roll and rockabilly legends including: Billy Lee Riley, Glen
their baby, The Candy Box, that they decided to have another- of a more human         Glenn, Alvis Wayne, Rocky & Billy Burnette, Don & Dewey, Roc LaRue, Slim Jim
variety - which is due early November. This is being blamed for Violet’s lack of      Phantom, Dave Phillips, Johnny Carroll, Screamin’ Lord Sutch, Shakin’ Stevens
go-going when in fact it is well known that this time around Miss Parma Violet        and Wee Willie Harris. Darrel has also worked in the West End, playing guitar
will not be dancing as none of her costumes fit due to excessive swelling since       and portraying 50s rock legend Eddie Cochran for the revival of Jack Good’s
eating all the leftover Chocolate Eggs at Easter. No more twisting by the pool for    Elvis The Musical. This led to his own show touring the country at various
her, the greedy slug.                                                                 national theatres.                                               -
                               Imelda May Clabby                                                                         Wau Wau Sisters
                                                                                                              The Wau Wau Sisters have been wooing audiences
                      Dublin-born Imelda is fast becoming regarded by fans
                                                                                                              all over New York and across the land since this
                      and critics alike as one of the finest vocalists currently
                                                                                                              sibling duo took the stage together five years ago.Their
                      emerging on the UK Jazz and Blues scenes. This versatile
                                                                                                              singular and saucy combination of aerial and circus
                      singer, songwriter and backing vocalist began her career
                                                                                                              skills, original songwriting - from country to rock
                      as a child performing in various musicals around Ireland.
                                                                                                              to rap - audacious costuming, “home cooking” and
                      This led to TV work on the prestigious Late, Late Show, plus
                                                                                                              hilarious use and misuse of props, propriety, cocktails
theatre work at The Olympia, The Gaiety, and The National Concert Hall.
                                                                                      and cliche make for a night of careening surprises and titillating fun.
 Her popularity as a Jazz and Blues artist led to a lengthy residency at Satchmo’s,
                                                                                      They’ll fill your hearts and your bellies, and then some! Always on the run and
Dublin’s premier Jazz Restaurant, as well as touring the country performing
                                                                                      dogged by a trail of incriminating Polaroids, they take solace in their imagined
at high profile venues and working with artists such as Ritchie Buckley, Mary
                                                                                      celebrity, arriving in their hot-pink Buick, matching disguises, and gin-soaked
Stokes, Sean Foy, International Blues Band, and Rolling Stones guitarist, Ronnie
                                                                                      smiles, claiming to feats unmatched and unimaginable acts at every turn.
                                                                                      There’s no trick these sisters can’t turn for the right price!
 Since moving to London in 1999, Imelda has supported Kirsty McCall at The Jazz
Café, and R&B legends Nappy Brown and Big Jay McNeely at the UK’s top Swing
and Jive Weekender, The Rhythm Riot.
                                                                                                                              Keda Breeze
 Imelda has toured extensively with Mike Sanchez whilst her main band, Blue
                                                                                                              Keda Breeze is a fire eating, angle grinding, booty
Harlem, are busy playing on festivals worldwide and appear frequently at
                                                                                                              shaking, tassel twirling showgirl! Her show stopping
London’s leading Jazz venues, including The 100 Club and Pizza on the Park.
                                                                                                              acts truly bring you the glamour of a bygone era, with
Imelda and the band have played at The Shepherds Bush Empire, The Cornbury
                                                                                                              burlesque dance, stunning circus feats, wit, charm and
Music Festival, The Tower Of London Music Festival, The Royal
                                                                                                              sequins: All packaged in an explosive on stage starlet.
 Festival Hall, Colne Blues Festival, Coventry Jazz Festival, The Tate Gallery, and
shared the bill with Alison Moyet, Dionne Warwick, Bryan Ferry, Anastasia, The
                                                                                                                 Her performances include celebrity parties, Mayfair
Supremes, Sister Sledge, Scissor Sisters, Matt Bianco, Elvis Costello, and Elton
                                                                                      hotels and burlesque cabarets across the UK such as the Lost Vagueness and
John. Imelda has also sung for Prince Albert of Monaco, and HRH The Prince Of
                                                                                      The Flash Monkey at Café de Paris. She also appears at corporate events, night
                                                                                      clubs including Privilege inIbiza – the world’s largest club, fashion shows, gay
                                                                                      clubs, festivals, record launches and much more. Keda even performed for royalty
 Blue Harlem have been featured on many radio shows including the Paul
                                                                                      recently when she performed at Court of the Justices where the guests included
Jones Show BBC radio 2, Smooth FM, The Sandy Toksvig Show LBC - on which
                                                                                      Princess Ann.
they have also performed live - and have been featured heavily on the Michael
Parkinson show Radio 2 as “the band I’m currently raving about”.
                                                                                      Since wowing Birmingham’s Candy Box crowd in February with her
 Imelda’s future projects include continued appearances with Mike Sanchez, plus
                                                                                      breathtaking Fire Striptease Show we are delighted to welcome her back once
continuing her role as lead vocalist for one of the UKs’ top Jazz/Swing bands,
                                                                                      more for her Grinding Show! Be prepared for an act that is elegant, dangerous
Blue Harlem.
                                                                                      and visually stunning!

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