Summer is here and boy, is it hot! And speaking of hot, that’s exactly what Broadway Bares 25: Top Bottoms of Burlesque was last weekend—hot! If you weren’t able to attend or forgot to do a little shopping, all of the Top Bottoms of Burlesque merchandise is now available online. The brand new 12-month Broadway Bares 25: Top Bottoms of Burlesque 2016 calendar features some of the sexiest dancers on Broadway in stunning black and white images evoking the Ziegfeld Follies in their naughty and bawdy splendor. This year’s T-shirt and hat both sport the title of the show, and the brand-new 25th anniversary duffle bag sports all 25 Bares show titles. Magnets,posters, books, CDs and other Bares items are also available and on sale.
Day by day for more than 40 years, the musical Godspell has delighted countless audience members around the world. Author Carol de Giere has written this comprehensive account of the show’s creative journey and how it became a theatrical classic. It includes a colorful behind-the-scenes account of the musical’s creative history, plus never-before-published photographs and more. In his foreword for The Godspell Experience, composer Stephen Schwartz shares some of his favorite personal memories from the earliest days of the show. It also includes complete lyrics, notes about each song, original costume sketches, and more. Fans, performers and directors will find essential material to enhance their understanding and appreciation of Godspell. Come sing—and read—about love!
Dancers Responding to AIDS’ 21st annual Fire Island Dance Festival dances its way into Fire Island Pines on July 18 and 19. Acclaimed photographer Rosalie O’Connor has captured some glorious moments of this popular dance event which are featured on the Fire Island Dance Festival note cards. There are many other DRA items to choose from, including a T-shirt, hat, tote bag and pin.