GURLZ Behind Bars!

GURLZ Behind Bars!

Drag is NOT a Crime!


Center Stage Theater presents

GURLZ Behind Bars! Drag is NOT a Crime!

A Santa Barbara Drag Revue!

July 14 - 15, 2023

Hosted by Jim Sirianni

Please join us for GURLZ Behind Bars; Drag is NOT a Crime! at the pride of Santa Barbara, the envy of the cabaret world, the jewel of the AMERICAN Riviera, Center Stage Theater! GURLZ Behind Bars, Drag is NOT a Crime! promises to be an evening filled with bawdy, burlesque, illusion, and intrigue! And... wig tape! Lots and lots of wig tape! We shall deliver a fabulous Drag Revue that only Santa Barbara can offer! The evening offers something unique for every audience member to savor! This performance will serve as a fundraiser for Center Stage Theater.

PLEASE NOTE: This production is for adults ages 18 plus only and contains suggestive material and language.

Performance Dates and Times:
Friday, July 14 at 7:30 pm
Saturday, July 15 at 7:30 pm

Ticket Prices:
VIP Tables: $35 (Includes one drink ticket)
General Admission: $25
Student with ID: $18
Military with ID: $18

**All sales are final! No refunds or exchanges.**

All seating is general admission unless otherwise noted. (IE VIP Table seating) For all performances, there is limited late seating once the performance begins. Please plan your arrival time accordingly.

There are no social distancing requirements in place for seating. There are no vaccine or testing requirements at this time. Masks are encouraged but not required. We are continuing our mitigation efforts. The HVAC system for the theater is set to bring in 100% fresh air. We are using CDC-recommended MERV-13 filters, the air is turned over 7.35 times an hour, and we also have portable HEPA air purifiers and our generous use of hand sanitizer. (thank you to the Santa Barbara Foundation!) All of our staff are fully vaccinated, and performers are either vaccinated or tested negative before performing.

You can use either e-tickets, print-at-home tickets, or request Will Call tickets to be waiting for you at the Box Office. If you have any questions, please email Executive Director Teri Ball at

Thank you to everyone in the community who supported us through this prolonged intermission. We would not still be here without your support.

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