Win tickets to ‘Full Monty’ at StageWorks

UPDATE: Congrats to our randomly selected winners: Karen Hau (whose stripper name is “Trixie Georgetown”) and Adan Alvarez (“Tammy Jansen”).

My top three favorite names from among all 70 entrants, by the way, are “Nipper Newlon” (Lisa Marie Boyles), “Lady DeWitt” (Dorian Follansbee; say that one out loud for the full effect) and the legendary “Pusskit Acacia” (Bradley Money). The all-time worst stripper name: ” Lumpy Vartikian” (thanks to Chloe Quesada). Don’t quit your day job, Chloe. To all: Thanks for playing!

ORIGINAL POST: Leave it to StageWorks Fresno to get a little steamy in July. “The Full Monty” opens Friday, kicking off a three-weekend run. This Broadway musical adaptation of the beloved 1997 movie follows a group of laid-off male factory workers who decide to put on a strip show to raise money. (And they aren’t exactly the Chippendales.)


Here’s your chance to score some of the theater season’s hottest tickets — for free. The Munro Review is giving away two pairs of seats for any opening weekend performance. You can choose from 7:30 p.m. Friday (opening night) or Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, all at the Dan Pessano Theatre.

Here’s how you enter: Leave a comment on this post telling us your “stripper name” using the following formula: Your first name is your first pet’s name, and your last name is the name of the street you grew up on. (Which makes my stripper name “Lightning Morningside”. Va-va-voom!) Or if you have Victorian sensibilities and would rather remain demure, tell us why you’d like to see “The Full Monty.” (Then again, if you have Victorian sensibilities, maybe you shouldn’t be seeing it anyway.) You’ll be able to pick up your tickets at Will Call. Deadline to enter is 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 19. I’ll get back to the winners that evening.


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Comments (70)

  • Justus Bier-Stanberry

    Onyx Stanford

  • Jeannette Warnert

    Blackie Buell

  • Dorian Follansbee

    Lady DeWitt (sounds like “Lady, Do It!”)

  • Lauren

    Finn Fallbrook 🙂

  • Cristina Galang

    Billie Campanilla

  • Tina teNyenhuis

    Missy Farris

  • ms bee

    Eloise Dovewood

  • Juan Guzmán

    Rocky Sunset!

  • Tempest Warner 😘

  • Shadow 396

  • Yolanda Missakian

    Buddy Cornelia

  • Amy Stanberry

    Crystal Valentine!

  • Matthew Smoke

    Hobby Mallsbury

  • Ashley

    You can call me Tibbs Evergreen…yes, Tibbs. I named my cat after the cat in 101 Dalmations. And I want to see this show because, well… why wouldn’t I? It’s going to be great and I’d love to take my mom.

  • Jenny Myers

    My name would be Valentine Harrison

  • Anthony Braxton

    Mickey village

  • Higgins Campbell P.I., if you please… As in, you guessed it – Magnum, P.I.

  • Cyndle

    Rain Acacia. No one can pronounce my name now so what makes this any different

  • Chelsea Bonilla

    Oreos Pilgrim. That’s a terrible name.

  • Radical Steve Blackthorn


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