Because, quite honestly, from start to finish you were blasted with the beauty, sensuality, athleticism, and artistry of the young performers.
I took Yvonne to the show as a birthday present and periodically throughout the performance, we’d look at each other and say, “HOLY EFFING SHIT!”
It was that amazing.
Imagine if burlesque dancing was more than just a strip tease to slow throbbing music.
What if burlesque dancing was clever?
What if burlesque dancing incorporated pop culture?
What if burlesque dancing made a statement?
Imagine stormtroopers stripping with Boba Fett.
Imagine big green feathered pot leaves fanning nearly nude bodies to the tune of “Habits (Stay High)” by Tove Lo.
Or perhaps you can envision the creepy bunny rabbit from Donnie Darko stripping down to naught but a g-string, bunny tail, and pasties while “Mad World” blasts over the sound system.
Well imagine no more.
The Blackheart Burlesque crew INVITED us to take pictures and post them with the hashtag #BlackheartBurlesque and #ThatAss.
So that’s exactly what I’m doing.