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Big Mess Closes the Trocadero! June 1, 2019


“Am Ende des Weges”

Photos by Martha Bresnan, Mark Schreiber, and others.

So Long, Big Mess! Farewell, Trocadero!

The Trocadero theater, home to opera, vaudeville, martial arts movies, and long reign as America’s last operating burlesque house, was also home to the Big Mess Cabaret for the last quarter century or so. We are grateful to have found a place so perfectly matched to our spirit!