Burlesque

Its last impresario tells why it is the most American of all entertainments. (It’s not because of the strippers.)

My father said, “Don’t go To a burlesque show; You’ll see things you shouldn’t see.” And he was right, For the very next night I saw Father in the row in front of me.

 

— OLD SONG BASED ON A BURLESQUE JOKE

 

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