Wednesday 15 August 2012 | By Jessamine McHugh
ED2012 Cabaret Review: Briefs (Underbelly Productions / Faanana Republic)
Some drool, some go green-eyed, but all clap and laugh as the Briefs boys storm the stage with astonishing joie de vivre. Fantastically athletic choreography opens the show, which then moves through various carnival and burlesque acts, from traditional strong man antics to techno hula hooping, all the while maintaining an incredible level of camp energy. There are sparkly costume changes to accentuate the already impressive performances, as the boys’ desire to wear sequins seems to conflict with their desire to wear nothing at all. With surprises around every corner, or should I say in every pouch, there are few better ways to spend an evening than ogling this gorgeous troupe. So indulge yourself with this naughty treat, you won’t regret it.
Underbelly Bristo Square, 1-27 Aug, 11.15pm.
tw rating 5/5 | [Jessamine McHugh]