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2017 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Tiresias’ Tits’

Tiresias’ Tits is a self-described satirical, surreal, burlesque (fun fact – the author of the ur-source material, The Breasts of Tiresias, Guillaume Apollinaire, is responsible for giving us the word “surrealism”) and it lives up to every single one of those words. Tits was morphed into its present burly-incarnation by Rebecca Rose Vassy, who performs under the name Diva Darling and […]

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2016 Capital Fringe Review: ‘A Midsummer’s Burlesque Dream’

Burlesque Classique’s mission is to reclaim the meaning of burlesque, not as something sleazy and demoralizing as many people assume, but as an energetic and titillating exaggeration of a story. Their newest show, A Midsummer’s Burlesque Dream uses Shakespeare’s famed play as its blueprint, taking the young lovers’ troubles, the fairies’ dispute, and the mechanicals’ […]

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