Chlamydia dell'Arte: A Sex-Ed Burlesque
The New York premiere of CHLAMYDIA DELL'ARTE: A SEX-ED BURLESQUE is written and performed by Gigi Naglak and Meghann Williams. Performances begin May 14, 2012 at Los Kabayitos Theater, at the Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural and Educational Center (107 Suffolk Street) in Manhattan.
First performed in the 2009 Philadelphia Fringe Festival, followed by a run in Washington, DC in 2010, CHLAMYDIA DELL'ARTE: A SEX-ED BURLESQUE is Gigi Naglak and Meghann Williams' traditional re-interpretation of a classic burlesque show. Sex education is addressed with a female skew, through comedy, satire, dance and songs. In one skit, Naglak and Williams satirically transform Shakespeare's famous balcony scene from ROMEO AND JULIET into a scene about masturbation. In another scene, the pair humorously performs a sexy striptease...about STDs.
The Washington Post said of CHLAMYDIA DELL'ARTE: A SEX-ED BURLESQUE, "Impressive: Naglak and Williams are so exuberant and unaffectedly positive about sex that in their hands, none of the material seems dirty."
The Philly Fun Guide called it, "an extremely raunchy, wide-ranging 'Sex-Ed Burlesque' which somehow manages to feel sweet and naive at the same time," and gave it four and a half out of five stars.
Washington City Paper said it, "combines the racy, raunchy, and outlandish with some truly thought-provoking moments."
And DC Theatre Scene called it, "a truly fun and funny show, guaranteed to delight or offend. Maybe both!"
Producer: Ying Le
Production Stage Manager: Katie Pidgeon
Associate Producer: John Nehlich
Lighting Designer: Evan Roby
Graphic Designer: Amy Scheidegger
Web Designer: Preston Mark Stone
Press Representative: Dale Heller, Heller Highwater
There is no late seating.
Running time is 60 minutes, no intermission.
Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center/Los Kabayitos Theater (View)
107 Suffolk Street
New York , NY 10002
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: No|