February 1, 2016
In the rhinestone world of burlesque, Atlanta is serving up the goods. Our home is a veritable beehive of dazzling, top-notch performers spanning all body types, gender identities, and orientations. Though burlesque is an all-inclusive business, the term brings to mind imagery of female opulence: Busty curves. Sparkling gowns. Ostrich feathers and giant martini glasses. Male strip tease, on the other hand, has become synonymous with a more strip club environment a la Magic Mike.
Flipping this idea is Atlanta’s own neo-burlesque powerhouse and producer extraordinaire Sadie Hawkins, inviting cis male and male identifying performers to spotlight at the Men’s Room.
Click to read the review of the inaugural show of The Men’s Room at Red Light Cafe on January 22, 2016.