Issue 63

October 2013

Contents

Viewing The Burlesque Hour: The Pleasures of the Masochistic Gaze
SARAH FRENCH and GEORGIE BOUCHER

Skirting Burlesque SHARON MAZER

‘Very Scanty Covering for the Chocolate Body’: The Art of Burlesque and the Fijian Cricket Team in Australia, 1907–1908
NICOLE ANAE

Show Girls and the Choreographers in Australian Entertainment: The Transition to Nightclubs, 1946–1967
JONATHAN BOLLEN

Eat, Pray, Laugh!: Barry Humphries, Reg Livermore and Cross-dressed Australian Burlesque
ANNE PENDER

Burlesque Costuming and Sensationalist Circus Animal Acts
PETA TAIT

Trickster-infused Burlesque: Gender Play in the Betwixt and Between
TERRIE WADDELL

DIY Australian New Burlesque in the 2000s: An Interview with Madam P.
ROSEMARY FARRELL

Creating Cultural Heat in The Burlesque Hour: An Interview with Moira Finucane
SARAH FRENCH

Reviews

Scrapbooks, Snapshots and Memorabilia: Hidden Archives of Performance [Book Review]
GLENN D’CRUZ

Not Magic But Work: An Ethnographic Account of a Rehearsal Process [Book Review]
LAURA GINTERS

No Nudity, Weapons or Naked Flames: Monologues for Drama Students [Book Review]
JOANNA WINCHESTER

Hamlet’s Dreams: The Robben Island Shakespeare [Book Review]
MARGARET HAMILTON

Stanislavski: The Basics [Book Review]
PAUL MAUNDER

Plays 2: London Calling [Book Review]
DAVID O’DONNELL