Naked Girls Reading? Newest Phenomenon In Burlesque

07/21/2010 06:38 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Paula Citron Globe and Mail

t has to be the most provocative literary series in the world with a title like "Naked Girls Reading," but it's exactly as advertised. Burlesque divas remove the pasties and G-strings - those time-honoured barriers to complete nudity - and grab a book.

And it's an all-star international lineup of naked readers who kick off the five-day, third-annual Toronto Burlesque Festival at the Gladstone Hotel Wednesday night.

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