Monday, March 15, 2010

Those Were the Days!

Join the journey; discover burlesquewhen it was part of a larger theatricalworld filled with dance, comedy, andlive music. Burlesque: A Living History,captures the spirit of this unique artform through hundreds of photographsand stories from many who were a partof America's most colorful past.This book highlights the careers andcontributions of selected artists-manyof whom were the nuts and bolts ofburlesque. It also acknowledges justsome of the young performers of todaywho are diligently working to rememberthe days of old.When burlesque theatres and clubs wentdark, a whole world went dark withthem. This book is a journey to preservejust some of the history and memoriesof those who worked on a variety ofthose burlesque stages.

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