"One of the darkest-hearted comperes on the burlesque circuit- not only a biting ringmaster but a unique singer as well"
-TIME OUT LONDON
"A Victorian Music Hall barker, Armitage Shanks, struck just the right tone. He was a sinister and louche presence, who put some sex in the air"
-Dan Savage, THE STRANGER, SEATTLE
"...a voice like honey-coated gravel"
-THE STRANGER, SEATTLE