VAMP: A Supernatural Musical Burlesque
Where Monsters Come to Slay
VAMP is a funny-as-hell original musical burlesque inspired by classic horror movies and everything that goes hump in the night. The show tells the tale a young woman’s sinful awakening as she is ripped from her simple, conservative upbringing and is forced to fight for her life in a dark, mysterious realm where up is down, bad is good, and wrong is oh-so-right. Our hero, Grace, is quickly and relentlessly tormented by Seductra, a glamorous vixen of horror, and is forced to risk everything to overcome her fears and earn her way back home. Along the way Grace must learn valuable lessons about herself as she fights off hoards of maniacal monsters, including zombies, Frankenstein’s monster, vampires, werewolves, witches, ghosts, mummies and, of course, clowns, in order to survive.
VAMP combines circus, the art of burlesque and storytelling traditions of musical theatre to create a tantalizing, nightmarish world where anything is possible, and nothing is as it seems. The show will captivate and tease you as you tap your toes to an eclectic mix of popular songs and watch your favourite creatures of the night come alive.
Friday May 3 – 8:00 pm
Saturday May 4 – 8:00 pm
Sunday May 5 – 7:30 pm
Monday May 6 – No show
Tuesday May 7 – No Show
Wednesday May 8 – 7:30 pm
Thursday May 9 – 7:30 pm
Friday May 10 – 8:00 pm
Saturday May 11 – 8:00 pm
Sunday May 12 – 7:30 pm
Monday May 13 – No show
Tuesday May 14 – No Show
Wednesday May 15 – 7:30 pm
Thursday May 16 – 7:30 pm
Friday May 17 – 8:00 pm
Saturday May 18 – 8:00 pm
All tickets are general seating, so make sure you arrive early to get the best seats. The lounge will be open 45 minutes before the show with a selection of beer, wine, spirits, coffee, tea and snacks served before the show and during intermission.
Show starts promptly at showtime, and we may not be able to seat latecomers.
140 minutes including 20 minute intermission
$29 Student & Senior
Table discounts available.
Seating is mixed cabaret, with seating in theatre seats and small tables. Seats are not reserved unless you book a full table for 4.
VAMP contains (tasteful) nudity, mature subject matter and strong language.
Tickets on sale in early January.
Performance Works is located at 1218 Cartwright Street, on Granville Island.