Thrillpeddlers

Thrillpeddlers' Scrumbly Koldwyn, left, and Russell Blackwood are bidding goodbye to their troupe's Hypnodrome theater with final performances in the space this week. (Courtesy photo)

Scoop: Time has come for a black ‘Bachelorette’

It’s about time: After 33 combined seasons of “The Bachelor” and “The…

 

Just in time for Halloween, “sonic archaeologist” Jill Tracy conducts her Musical Séance (with Paul Mercer) at the Presidio Officers Club and Lost Church. (Courtesy Audrey Penven)

Halloween’s not just for kids anymore

Here’s a short list of parties in The City and beyond: THURSDAY,…

 

Bruna Palmeiro plays a beleaguered cow in 1920s Germany in a “cabaret musical fantasy” staged by Thrillpeddlers. (Courtesy David Allen)

Thrillpeddlers’ cabaret is like no other

It’s not every day one sees a cow being defiled by a…

 

Thrillpeddlers’ Shocktoberfest 16 is “Curse of the Cobra,” a show featuring five scary one-acts. (Courtesy DavidAllen.com)

Oct. 22-23: Thrillpeddlers, Shocktoberfest, DIIV, Benjamin Clementine, Bobby Slayton, Liss Fain

THURSDAY, OCT. 22 Shocktoberfest 16: Thrillpeddlers, the wild and wacky troupe known…

Thrillpeddlers’ Shocktoberfest 16 is “Curse of the Cobra,” a show featuring five scary one-acts. (Courtesy DavidAllen.com)
Birdie-Bob Watt, left, and Peggy L'Eggs appear in Thrillpeddlers’ “Club Inferno,” a rock musical journey through Dante’s circles of hell. COURTESY DAVIDALLENSTUDIO.COM

Fame a flickering ember in ‘Club Inferno’

Attending a Thrillpeddlers performance is making a pilgrimage to creatively twisted insanity…or…

Birdie-Bob Watt, left, and Peggy L'Eggs appear in Thrillpeddlers’ “Club Inferno,” a rock musical journey through Dante’s circles of hell. COURTESY DAVIDALLENSTUDIO.COM
COURTESY DAVID WILSONFrom left

Gay Paree gets Thrillpeddlers treatment in 'Jewels'

“C’est La Bouche,” the big closing chorus number of Act 1 of…

COURTESY DAVID WILSONFrom left
COURTESY DAVID ALLENClockwise

Another bloody fun ‘Shockotberfest’ from Thrillpeddlers

“This year is a bit of a blood bath,” Thrillpeddlers artistic director…

COURTESY DAVID ALLENClockwise
Courtesy DAVID WILSONThrillpeddlers stages a fifth anniversary revival of the hit show “Pearls Over Shanghai

Thrillpeddlers bring back wackiness in the Orient, circa 1937

Middle age looks just fine for the Cockettes — and it means…

Courtesy DAVID WILSONThrillpeddlers stages a fifth anniversary revival of the hit show “Pearls Over Shanghai
Anthony Fusco and Sharon Lockwood are superb as brother and sister Vanya and Sonia in Berkeley Repertory Theatre's production of the Tony Award-winning "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike."

Thrillpeddlers reviving horrifying legacy of Jack the Ripper

Not many are eager to commemorate the 125th anniversary of the Jack…

Anthony Fusco and Sharon Lockwood are superb as brother and sister Vanya and Sonia in Berkeley Repertory Theatre's production of the Tony Award-winning "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike."
Courtesy Photo“Sweet Pam” Tent

'Tinsel Tarts in a Hot Coma' is sweet and sassy

If Baz Luhrmann and Busby Berkeley had raised a rambunctious love child…

Courtesy Photo“Sweet Pam” Tent
Courtesy PhotoTime of terror: Flynn DeMarco

Thrillpeddlers’ tricks offer a real treat in ‘Shocktoberfest’

“Shocktoberfest 13: The Bride of Death” drips with ghoulish gags and bloody…

Courtesy PhotoTime of terror: Flynn DeMarco
courtesy photoWild times: Bonni Suval plays Charlotte Corday

‘Marat/Sade’ still timely 219 years after big event

Some days the inmates really are running the asylum — or at…

courtesy photoWild times: Bonni Suval plays Charlotte Corday
Courtesy photoHistory gone wild: Scrumbly Koldewyn

Merry mayhem in ‘Hot Greeks’

Middle age looks just fine on “Hot Greeks.” The outlandish musical brought…

Courtesy photoHistory gone wild: Scrumbly Koldewyn
A tight spot: Bonni Suval and Daniel Bakken appear in Eddie Muller’s “An Obvious Explanation” from Thrillpeddlers’ “Shocktoberfest 12: Fear Over Frisco.” (Courtesy photo)A tight spot: Bonni Suval and Daniel Bakken appear in Eddie Muller’s “An Obvious Explanation” from Thrillpeddlers’ “Shocktoberfest 12: Fear Over Frisco.” (Courtesy photo)

‘Shocktoberfest 12’ — campy, chilling noir trio from Thrillpeddlers

If Mickey and Judy, the Addams Family, Rod Serling and the Sisters…

A tight spot: Bonni Suval and Daniel Bakken appear in Eddie Muller’s “An Obvious Explanation” from Thrillpeddlers’ “Shocktoberfest 12: Fear Over Frisco.” (Courtesy photo)A tight spot: Bonni Suval and Daniel Bakken appear in Eddie Muller’s “An Obvious Explanation” from Thrillpeddlers’ “Shocktoberfest 12: Fear Over Frisco.” (Courtesy photo)