Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Do The Full Monty

THE FULL MONTY Broadway musical runs in Cape Town at the Artscape Opera House from July 26th – August.
Seeing how much their wives enjoy watching male strippers during their "Girls' Night Out," unemployed steelworkers in Buffalo, New York, come up with a bold way to make some quick cash. In the process they find renewed self-esteem, the importance of friendship and the ability to have fun. As the guys work through their fears, self-consciousness, feelings of worthlessness and anxieties – over everything from being overweight to child custody, bigotry to being gay – they come to discover that not only are they stronger as a group, but that the strength they find in each other gives them the individual courage to face their respective problems and overcome them. Truth be told, through creative directing and staging, the final impact of "The Full Monty" can be achieved without ever losing your jockey shorts, however the show is not called the "The Half Monty"...!

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