The second dance was one of our favs: "Funny Papers," danced to novelty songs. "Alley Oop" was wonderfully danced by Parisa Khobdeh, one of the newer dancers in the company, and Richard Chen See, who partnered wonderfully with her. They and the rest of the performers seemed even more boneless than usual for this number. Other songs choreographed for this include: "I'm Popeye the Sailor Man," "Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini," a truly awful and off-key recording of "I Am Woman" which was danced to perfection by Sylvia Nevjinsky and Orion Duckstein, and one of my fav novelty songs, "Does Your Chewing Gum Lose Its Flavour (On the Bedpost Overnight)."
We left after that, neither of us inclined to stay for the third dance, "Syzygy," the only dance that can put us both to sleep. Tomorrow, we go to the last show of the season here in NY.
At night, hubby and I went to