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“La Soiree” – A NeoCircus, Comedy and Burlesque Cabaret @ Union Square Theater

“A decadent and downright dangerous show that is ‘not for the kids’.”

Low inhibition and high glamour!

‘One of the best I have seen in years’!

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Here are a few photographs I took the evening I attended.

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The English Gents

(Hamish McCann and Denis Lock)

The English Gents @ La Soiree in NYCWhat a great duet. Hamish and Denis do amazing balance and strength act plus are as charming as two english gents.

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Marawa 

Marawa performs at La Soiree @ Union Square TheaterWith grace and stamina Marawa The Amazing rocked the house with her hula hoop act.

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Scotty the Blue Bunny

Scott the Blue Bunny performing at La Soiree.Unique, risque and bold are the key words for Scotty The Blue Bunny

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The Bathtub Boy

(Steven Williams)

Ryan McCarthy performing at La SoireeSoaking in the bathtub as his acts opens. Then elevating himself to heights above the crowd while exuding an amazing sensual strength on the straps.

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Marcus Monroe

Marcus Monroe juggling at La SoireeMarcus Monroe is an amazing juggler with great sense of comedy.

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Gloria

(Mooky Cornish)

Mooky Cornish performing at La SoireeGloria entertains the crowd but not without getting an audience member involved in her wonderful antics.

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Manchego – The Sexiest Man Alive

(Ambrose Martos)

Manchego performing at La SoireeManchego entertains the audience with his audacity and colorful underwear…Many pairs of them!

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Hamish McCann

Hamish McCann performing at La SoireeHamish McCann arrives on stage with an umbrella and ‘Singing in the Rain‘ playing. Then he performs amazing feats of strength on the lamppost.

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Bret Pfister

Bret Pfister performing at La SoireeLike an angel in the clouds, Bret Pfister performs on the aerial hoop with charm and beauty.

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Aidan O’Shea was the most Welcoming MC

Not pictured here but hysterically entertaining were the Cabaret Decadanse (Andre-Anne LeBlanc and Serge Delauriers)

Produced by Mark Rubinstein, Brett Haylock, Mick Perrin, James Tod, Nick Zuppar and Gavin Kalin/Edward Snape; creative producer, Mr. Haylock; lighting by Willie Suddon; sound by Richard Fitzgerald/Sound Associates; production stage manager, Bianca Houston. At the Union Square Theater, 100 East 17th Street, Manhattan, 800-653-8000, ticketmaster.com. Through March 30. Running time: 2 hours.

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‘No Holds Barred Variety Show” – Dixon Place – Sept 30th, 2013

What a great show!

2013.09.30._NoHldsBrd.024Opening musical number was an original song “No Holds Barred” with entire cast singing.

2013.09.30._NoHldsBrd.030Curated and hosted by Cody Schreger

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2013.09.30._NoHldsBrd.047Andrew Foster was first to present his piece. Mixed media projection with aerial acrobatics. ( He is actually a photographer)

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2013.09.30._NoHldsBrd.091Karen A. Fuhrman and her daughter Phoenix share the stage in a wonderful performance piece.

2013.09.30._NoHldsBrd.074Phoenix leads the audience in an overwhelming applause for her and her Mom Karen’s  performance.

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Master manipulator/juggler Sean Blue always shows new work and astounds the audience.

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2013.09.30.NoHldsBrd_023Lisa Natoli performed a beautiful ‘improv’ for the audience.

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2013.09.30._NoHldsBrd.209Amy Schulster held the audience spell bound with her graceful trapeze work.

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2013.09.30.NoHldsBrd_073Joseph Mulholland performed original poems like an actor in a play

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2013.09.30.NoHldsBrd_082Wendy Reinert performed her act with a dancer’s grace on the rope.

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2013.09.30.NoHldsBrd_052Monika Smith performed an original dance that was hypnotic.

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2013.09.30._NoHldsBrd.270Eli Bridges (Bodhi on percussion)sang a few wonderful original songs.

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2013.09.30._NoHldsBrd.258Australian singer Stephanie  does original song.

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2013.09.30.NoHldsBrd_146Cody Schreger and Aidan O’Shea performed on the ‘tippy lyra’ in a sexy and very skilled piece.

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For more information on NO HOLDS BARRED go here.