Red Light Cabaret

Red Light Cabaret

Red Light Cabaret
Hosted by Sylvia
September 19, 2015
Breakthrough theatre, Winter Park FL

There’s this weird mix of hedonism and Christianity at Breakthrough Theatre. Some nights you can cry through “Children’s Letters to God;” other nights you’ll see Domino the Jell-O Shot Boy working the crowd in a pair of gold colored slingshot shorts. When he’s done the crowd is up for some burlesque artist stripping down to Orange County Approved pasties while singing show tunes. “Red Light” started as a successful semi-nude Fringe show; now it’s an ongoing cabaret but a bit milder. The music is recorded but the singing is live; none of that Drag Joint lip syncing here. And these singers are pro’s; you’ve seen them in “Legitimate” musicals all over town. The faux 1920’s flapper number “Let’s Be Bad” opens the show with a stage full of dancers and then we plow through classics from “Cabaret” and “Chicago” and “Rocky Horror.” Costume changes are frequent and onerous; in the quiet moment’s hot hostess Sylvia “No Last Names, Please” collects dirty words for a Mad Lib based on a major national retailer. Once the Jell-O shots were gone (Ann Hair always makes the best treats!) we stepped down to Barefoot wine, but the energy remained high until it was time to head home.

This event occurs roughly once a month. It might be past your bed time, but you should reconsider.

For more information, please visit http://www.breakthroughtheatre.com or look them up on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Breakthrough-Theatre-of-Winter-Park/

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