America, America, they shed their clothes for thee Puritans be damned: It doesn’t take Nathaniel Hawthorne to know that libido is as American as apple pie. Celebrating that randy impulse—alongside such other U.S. institutions as fireworks, barbecue, and cold beer—is America F*ck Yeah!, Wasabassco Burlesque’s annual tribute to purple mountains and fruited plains, seasoned with a well-honed sense of raunch. And aside from the customary tassel twirlin (courtesy of firecrackers like Dangrrr Doll and Nasty Canasta), cowboy Chris McDaniel will perform some jaw-dropping tricks with a lariat and bull whip, and DocWasabassco emceeing as Superman.
Fri., July 4, 7 p.m., 2014
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on July 2, 2014