WILD WOMEN OF PLANET WONGO

Genre: Comedy, Dance, Musical, Other
©Russ Rowland
Written by Ben Budick, Steve Mackes and Dave Ogrin Directed by David Rigano, Choreography by Juson WIlliams

The 60’s sci-fi immersive musical comedy Wild Women of Planet Wongo will extend its run for a second time, at the Lower East Side’s Parkside Lounge through March 2017 and will be the venue’s featured weekend performance.

We’re thrilled to have Wild Women of Planet Wongo back in 2017.  It’s been a blast watching them pack the room every week and we’re really excited about Wongo taking over as our featured weekend performance.  The journey to Planet Wongo is truly a fun, sexy, bizarre ride and we’re just lucky to be on board.”  Parkside Lounge, Chris Lee.   

Wild Women of Planet Wongo, the wacky B-movie inspired sci-fi comedy about two astronauts that land on a planet of beautiful warrior women who have never seen men, is extending for a second time, now through March 2017 at Parkside Lounge (317 East Houston). Presented by Not Too Fancy Productions, LLC,

 

Wild Women of Planet Wongo will kick-off the New Year on January 6th playing Fridays at 8pm and Saturdays at 7:30pm & 10pm in 2017. Tickets include a Wicked Wongotini are $35 ($45 for 2017) and can be purchased by visiting www.PlanetWongo.com or by calling 866.811.4111.

The Wild Women of Planet Wongo have invited special guests to host the interactive Planet Wongo Game Break which takes place during both 10 minute intermissions, where audience members get to play and win “out of this world” prizes.

Wild Women of Planet Wongo has been called “A zany, immersive and utterly awesome science fiction comedy. Wongo is a fresh, new, innovative and entirely enjoyable night out that includes dancing, lots of laughs, and a free drink” AXS.com;  “Wild Women of Planet Wongo is up close and full frontal fun.” Huffington Post; “Unstinting with its energy and enthusiasm NY Times; “Silly and sophisticated, a retro-futuristic immersive musical, this delightful romp wields zany charm and a healthy dose of good old-fashioned escapism.” NY Theatre Guide; “Pure fun. If you’re a sci-fi junkie or you’re just looking for a casually fun time, grab a Wongotini and check out Wild Women of Planet Wongo.” Theasy.com; “If drinks, dancing and music are your thing, Wild Women of Planet Wongo will not disappoint.” Stage Buddy. “Barbarella-meets-John-Waters kind of story …Wild Women of Planet Wongo satirizes and celebrates both the space-race kitsch and the flower-power counterculture of the 1960s. An immersive musical crammed with good-natured energy and nonstop campy humor … the show is so much fun” Blogcritics.

Cast include: Sage Buchalter, Aiesha Dukes, Miki Hellerbach, Jenna Marcello, Amanda Nicholas, and Howie Schaal. Wongo’s Creative team includes: Steve Mackes (Book & Lyrics), Ben Budick (Lyrics), Dave Ogrin (Lyrics and Music), David Rigano (Director), Juson Williams (Choreographer), Paul Rigano (Musical Director), Emily Grayson (Production Supervisor/Stage Manager), Patrick Harnett-Marshall (Assistant Stage Manager), Ido Levran (Video and Sound Design), Rudy Agresta (Animations), Lisa Hufnagel (Lighting Design), Rob Dutiel (Set Design/Props), Elise VanderKley (Costumes), Marsh Shugart (Makeup and Wig Design). 

Open:   01/20/17
Close:   03/18/17

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Friday at 8pm; Saturday at 7:30pm & 10pm (doors open 30 minutes prior to curtain)
January 20 & 21; February 3 & 4; 17 & 18; March 3 & 4; 17 & 18

Beginning January 2017 Tickets are $45 (includes a delicious Wongotini) and can be purchased by visiting www.PlanetWongo.com or by calling 866.811.4111.
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1/20/2017
1/21/2017
2/3/2017
2/4/2017
2/17/2017
2/18/2017
3/3/2017
3/4/2017
3/17/2017
3/18/2017

Theater:   Parkside Lounge
Address:   317 E. HOUSTON ST
New York, NY 10002
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Cost:$45 (includes a delicious Wongotini, must be 21)
Buy Tickets Online or Call: Ovation Tickets at 866-811-4111