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Vampira tribute show

Apaprently, there is going to be a tribute show dedicated to the late Maila Nurmi, otherwise known as horror hostest Vampira, who chilled the airwaves back in the 1950s. Here is the official info:

  • The Steve Allen Theater presents The Vampira Show, a tribute to the legendary Vampira. Born Maila Nurmi, Vampira was the first TV horror film hostess, and her acting resume includes Ed Wood’s camp classic Plan 9 From Outer Space. The show features comedian and long-time Simpsons writer Dana Gould, surf/garage band The Ghastly Ones, and much more. Proceeds benefit the Maila Nurmi Fund, an attempt by fans to get the late actress interred in Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

The show is scheduled for April 5. Tickets are $10. Call (800) 595-4TIX.

You can try to get discount tickets (while they last) here.