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Six years ago, when SuicideGirls Blackheart Burlesque was last touring the country, “we were some of the only people doing non-traditional, non-old-timey burlesque,” says SuicideGirls founder Missy Suicide. Since then, the scene has exploded with more modern, edgy striptease shows, and that meant that when the girls decided to head back on tour this year, “we knew we really had to up our game. We’re working with an amazing choreographer, Manwe Sauls-Addison, and the caliber of dancers is incredible.”

Suicide notes that the girls in the show have a cumulative five decades’ worth of professional dance experience among them, and that this time around, the troupe has “turned it up to eleven,” with a beautifully choreographed routine that eschews feathers and show tunes for modern pop-culture references (Game of Thrones, anyone?). “Our show is about both the tease and the dancing, so you’ll see a lot of amazing dancing as well as sexy girls,” she promises.

Catch them tonight at 8 p.m. at Summit Music Hall, 1902 Blake Street; tickets, $20, can be purchased at ticketweb.com. Learn more about the SuicideGirls at suicidegirls.com.
Sat., Oct. 19, 8 p.m., 2013

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