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.)

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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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Author: Donald Munro

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70 thoughts on “Win tickets to ‘Full Monty’ at StageWorks”

  1. Mine would be Aslan Kittyhawk. Not super hot…but I would love some free tickets to see some hot men “let it go”. Pick me!

  2. It’s girls night out for us, Donald. Already paid for our great seats for opening night!! Smokey Sheffield in the 4th row center!! See you at the show.

  3. Love this!!! Although I’m not eligible to win, I’m going to play along…Taffy Armstrong looks forward to seeing you all at the theatre!!! 😜

  4. What a great idea! I’m Sasha Dearing. I feel sexy even typing it. I saw the movie a long time ago so I’m long over due. I have a GNO group that I want to take, cause we’re saucy like that! I also know some regulars that perform there, so we’re also way overdue to go!!#

  5. 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.

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