"Broadway Bares: Winter Burlesque"! Photos By Christian Freedom

Lust in the dust with cowpokes and some horny drag queens
Lust in the dust with cowpokes and some horny drag queens

Give people want they want--great choreography, hot bodies, and a terrific cause--and they line up with their tongues out.

So when Broadway Bares: Winter Burlesque, a benefit for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, was announced at xl, tickets went so fast they had to add an extra late show.

I was at the earlier one and fit right in with the audience, which consisted of hundreds of gay men plus Judith Light.

The extraordinary array of imaginatively produced burly-q numbers included:

"By the Sea" (Guys wearing swimsuits with back panels that conveniently dropped out, naturally)

"Spellbound" (A thrilling male-female pas-de-deux of S&M-style power shifting, ending with a hug)

"Raise The Roost" (A cracking Humpty Dumpty cavorting with a bunch of strutting female cocks)

"Talk To The Hand" (An Arabian Nights-style lapdance given to an audience member who was every bit as hot as the dancers)

Also, numbers with a sparkly banker paying for whores, a milkman spilling his liquid over a Paul Bunyan type, and all kinds of other fascinating professionals.

All that teasing made lots of money and also served as a tease for something else--the actual Broadway Bares show in June. See you there in your skivvies.

These gals were a bushel and a peck of fun.
These gals were a bushel and a peck of fun.
The milkman seems to be grabbing his pasteurizer.
The milkman seems to be grabbing his pasteurizer.
A rare moment of repose, during which I was able to undress the dancers even more with my eyes
A rare moment of repose, during which I was able to undress the dancers even more with my eyes

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