|Nathan Ann sang while Lucky Kentucky stripped out of uniform for the anti-war Universal Soldier number.
The guys from SF Boylesque were joined by other stunning performers to stage an amazing spectacle at Madame Calizoâ€™s Voice Factory on Jan. 27. An added attraction were three women in the show, since the Boylesqueâ€™s Diva Truly Scrumptious is usually the only one.
Newcomer Bobby Bryce, who burst onto the stage for the first act, wowed the sold-out crowd that included his mother, with â€śThereâ€™s No Business.â€ť Diva Truly Scrumptious was hot with â€śHit Me With A Hot Noteâ€ť and the low-down favorite â€śMean To Meâ€ť where she acted out with dashing Charley GoDown. Bronkar Lee brought his fan club and drew the audience into his Circus of Sound.
While most of the stage performers were boyish, Bronker Lee was earthy and manly. The other edge of the scale in masculine tastes was sleek singer Nath-Ann, wearing just his usual shimmering loincloth. He has joined Justin Bond to perform at CafĂ© Du Nord, and this time he was magical with statuesque Lucky Kentucky. Lucky stripped off his army fatigues and underwear to lie on stage under a blanket to â€śUniversal Soldier.â€ť He then glided off stage just wearing his hat over his crotch, giving the crowd and MC Max Barnaby a special thrill. Yoko Ono staged mass nude-inâ€™s against war at the United Nations. Maybe this act could be staged there in 2009 for the same cause.
The always impressive Steven Satyricon joined in the stage bacchanals, and Chad Behaviour was unsually stimulating. Group coordinator Max Barnaby dealt with 18 performers in 13 acts to dazzle and amaze. An open wine bar kept the atmosphere buzzing and a gift giveaway that included tranny porn added some excitement. Sexy audience members checked each other out between the acts, and the sexual tension level was enhanced by the stage show performers.
The finale brought to mind Robin Williamsâ€™ quote about the relationship between Canada and the U.S.: â€śCanada is the nice quiet couple living above a biker bar.â€ť Briar Rose lip-synched to Celine Dion and then she was kidnapped and actually thrown over the shoulder of masked Max Barnaby, who even sported a huge mustache like a silent film villain. He was joined by other bad guys in black outfits and masks. These were supposed to be U.S. evil-doers. Steven Satyricon , dressed as Mountie , led red shirted guys to rescue Briar Rose, who rewarded them with another lip-synched Celine Dion song.
The momentous show featured contortion, fantastic dancing, singing, juggling, stripping, jiggling in underpants, comedy, partner-balancing, and satire squeezed together marvelously. And it well-timed and accompanied professionally by pianist Sven Edwards.
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