Enjoy an immersive, circus-infused, historically-inspired dinner-theater experience that will awaken your senses. Oakland Central is partnering with the Vau de Vire Society, co-creators of the world-renowned Edwardian Ball, to bring a fantastic dinner theatre inspired by Barbary Coast’s redlight district to Downtown Oakland this Fall.
From The Vau de Vire Society, co-creators of the world renowned Edwardian Ball, Lagunitas Beer Circus, Phantasm Halloween, New Bohemia NYE and a decade of The Bay Area’s most creatively outrageous nightlife events, comes an immersive, circus-infused, scandalous and historic dinner-theater experience that will titillate your every sense. For 2019, The Soiled Dove graces Downtown Oakland September 20th, with shows every Friday and Saturday evenings, through December 7th…under Vau de Vire’s massive 12,000 sq. ft. circus tent, the Tortona Big Top
Accompanied by a 10 piece live orchestra with surprise musical-guest cameos each evening, the Soiled Dove show features over 40 performers and musicians collaborating to help transport guests back to the Barbary Coast circa 1890
CULINARY DELIGHTS AND LIBATIONS APLENTY
Guests will enjoy an innovative 4-course food experience by Work of Art catering collective. Work of Art’s forward-thinking and sustainable menus will be paired, with bespoke tantalizing libations at the Soiled Dove Saloon.
ABOUT THE VENUE
Originating from the italian countryside, the Tortona, or Big Top, is adorned with multiple performance stages, a 50’ ceiling offering the canvas for an array of aerial feats, a tent-wide gallery of local artisans, sprawling lounges, and an expansive bar. The 12,000 sq ft Circus will grace heart of Downtown Oakland for 2 months.