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An Evening With Emilie Autumn: The Asylum Tour - The Door: Emilie Autumn, Bloody Crumpets

Sat. February 26th 2011 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM doors at 6:00 PM Rickshaw Theatre (All Ages) 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM doors at 6:00 PM
$17 Advance
Presented by: Densixx Entertainment, Babalon Entertainment
We are thrilled to welcome Emilie Autumn back to the Rickshaw with the next installation of her theatrical stage show, The Asylum Tour. This chapter of her sexy circus of glam-rock burlesque, The Door, will be backed once again by her scantily-clad troupe of performers, The Bloody Crumpets. Fans new and old alike will not be disappointed as she stuns Vancouver a second time with her magnificent sets, aerial and fire performances, dark humor, and unmatched violin performances in this nearly three hour show blending her eclectic passions for harsh industrialism, aggressive metal, and all things Vaudeville.

This unique experience comes in support of her latest full-length album, the double disc, Opheliac. Written in the style she calls "Victoriandustrial," this magnificent musical adventure draws upon EA's background as a child-prodigy classical violinist growing up on the stages of concert halls around the world. The subject matter of this elaborate concept album is much darker however, bravely and often humorously addressing highly controversial issues ranging from manic depression, self-mutilation, and sexual abuse to suicide, and touching on her real-life experience as a psych ward inmate.

As Emilie herself explains: "I learnt to walk in the back stages of theatres and opera houses, amongst the beautiful chaos of costume changes, circus performers, sweaty ballerinas, dripping make-up, and far too much glitter. Then, I went mad and was locked up. This is simply what it sounds like inside my head. 'Opheliac' is my 'mad scene'."

Emilie Autumn (Victoriandustrial)

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World-class violinist. Fashion icon. Famously bipolar. The list goes on, but one thing is certain: We're talking about Emilie Autumn. With appearances on Leno and Letterman, glossy magazine covers, and guest spots on the albums of such artists as Courtney Love, Otep, Billy Corgan, and TV's 'Metalocalypse' under her corset strings, Emilie Autumn'... more info
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