The New Review – First Ladies

Dan Burn-Forti

The make-up, the leotards, the Velcro… Dan enters the dressing room with the men behind the dames.

“I have to admit that for me pantomimes are not very funny, even a little creepy in fact.  But everyone else seems to love them and it was great to see the transformation of my subjects.  And they all seem to take it so seriously.  One interesting fact gleaned from the experience is that Mother Goose is the Hamlet of pantomimes.  Just so you know.”