12th Annual ABSFEST: Friday Burlesque FanDom Show (hosted by Mab, Just Mab)

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12th Annual ABSFEST: Friday Burlesque FanDom Show (hosted by Mab, Just Mab)

Our FanDom show brings you the best of Nerdlesque and Variety! Enjoy acts from all over the country, twirling tassels and twerking in character as your favorite Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Pop culture icon. From Star Trek to Zelda, Stranger Things to Billy Idol, come get a sampler of our favorites FanDom!

VIPS get early priority seating, goody bags, and a salty mini-lecture at the pre-show Book Release party for the newest ‘Shocked and Amazed’ by America’s Sideshow Historian, James Taylor. Mab just Mab is a nationally touring sideshow performer who combines theatre, music, movement, comedy to bring you Classic sideshow, with a taste of vaudeville, covered in comedy, seasoned with ukulele.

Winner of the 2012 Americana Burlesque & Sideshow Festival’s Artist of the Year

Member of the award winning Cheeky Monkey Sideshow

Winner (with the Cheeky Monkey Sideshow) of the Circus Historical Society’s Candlelight Award – given for keeping the sideshow tradition alive,

World Record holder for Blockhead – part of the mass blockhead at the 2010 Sideshow Gathering in Wilkes-Barre PA

Co-Founder and Assistant Director of the nationally touring Accidental Circus, 11 years running

Founder of DCVariety Social Aide Society – an organization which offers emergency aid to uninsured variety artists in the DC area.

Mab Just Mab, DC’s Own Sideshow Girl, combines artistry and pain to create hilarious & compelling entertainment. A glasswalker and blockhead, escape artist and ukulele fanatic, she is a tenured freak at DC’s notorious sideshow venue & museum, The Palace of Wonders. Mab has as been featured in several documentaries and books on the sideshow revival, and performs solo, with The Accidental Circus, and as a pillar of the Cheeky Monkey Sideshow.