Friday, Mar 27, 8-10 PM

Dina Martina: Forgotten But Not Gone

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2372 St. Claude Avenue, New Orleans, LA
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ALL NEW SHOW!! "It was a riot. Judging from the packed club and the ovation, Martina will be back in New Orleans again, bringing her many jifts with her" -Gambit Weekly This tragic singer, horrible dancer and surreal raconteur, the hysterically funny Dina Martina debuted at Seattle's Center on Contemporary Art in 1989, instantly gleaning reviews that dubbed her "magically warped", "utter genius" and "unwittingly hilarious". Since then, she's packed venues in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Toronto and London and shared the bill with acts ranging from Alan Cumming to Nina Hagen to Margaret Cho. This is Dina's fifth time performing in New Orleans and she has sold out each time! A MUST SEE! Recently, Dina Martina's hugely successful shows in New York and Provincetown have made ardent fans of the likes of John Waters, Whoopi Goldberg, Matt Stone and Jennifer Coolidge. Martina has received nominations for the Alpert Award in Theater and two GLAAD Media Awards for Outstanding Off-Off Broadway Theater. She's received two Seattle Times Footlight Awards and the Stranger's 2012 Genius Award for Theater. Absolutely packed with ludicrous song, horrifying dance, overburdened costumes and sidesplitting video, Dina Martina's shows are impossible to describe - other than that they've become synonymous with jaw-dropping pathos and mind-blowing comedy. Dina Martina has been hailed as "alarmingly funny", "dazzling and mind-blowing" and "as graceful as a Coke machine moving about on a hand truck". What a Dina Martina show is, quite simply put, is a smart and hilarious evening of entertainment that you will never forget.