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Arts and culture reviews for Chicago-centric Gapers Block.

Pasties and Podoboos: A ‘Boobs and Goombas’ Review

Gozamos October 28, 2010

Gapers Block November 11, 2010

Photos by K Leo

It’s a dream come true for twelve year olds: take Super Mario Brothers and combine it with nudity. Throw in a locked door and it’s a pre-teen wonderland that most greasy-haired guys can only dream of. ‘Boobs and Goombas’ is (thankfully) not just for sticky-fingered boys, it’s a fantastic new show that has been playing to cheering crowds at the Gorilla Tango Theater. Set to run only through October, the show has been such a hit that (lucky for you!) November and December dates have been added. Continue reading Pasties and Podoboos: A ‘Boobs and Goombas’ Review

The Dude Keeps Rollin’

Gapers Block September 17, 2010

Of all the sources to inspire a titillate-and-tease burlesque show, “The Big Lebowski” has got to be one of the most bizarre. In truth, that’s probably half of the reason why “Rollin’ Outta Here Naked: A Big Lebowski Burlesque” works so well. The concept is so unexpected that it’s hard to wrap your head around what kind of theater you are about to witness. Bowling? Striptease? A roving band of nihilists with a pet ferret? Leave it to the Vaudezilla burlesque troupe to not only to make sense of it all, but to make it one hell of a Saturday night.

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