American Academy of Dramatic Arts
American plays of the 20th Century. Mostly.
GYPSY ROSE LEE (1950) "Let me entertain you, let me, make you smile" Gypsy became the world's most famous stripper with style. Her act was really a send-up of a striptease act, with the emphasis firmly on the 'tease', with a wry sense of humour. British Tour poster. (please follow minkshmink on pinterest) #gypsyroselee #burlesque #stripper #poster
By Marilyn Lester Two rarely-presented Thornton Wilder one-act plays, mounted by The Peccadillo Theater Company, reflect the serious business of life, ironically juxtaposed against the cheerfully merry season of Christmas. Yet neither play, though deeply reflective, is joyless; each ends on the same note of hope. The Long Christmas Dinner portrays a …