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Breaking the glass ceiling for Amy Schumer, Joan Rivers and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Belle Barth was the original irreverent female comic, Queen of the Borscht Belt, deflating anyone who dared take sex too seriously. Raunchy Little Musical -- Belle Barth is Back, is a 90-minute hilarious and heartfelt show that chronicles the launch of the 50's Queen of Crass. It is an evening with this pioneer of edgy comedy...
Photos: Carol Rosegg
Sara DelBeato as BELLE BARTH
David Craven as THE MEN
Backed by a three-piece on-stage band, award winning actor/singer/comedienne, Sara DelBeato belts the "ditties of the titties" and grabs Belle's character by...well, you know! For more information about Raunchy Little Musical - Belle Barth is Back!
There's no doubt - after laughing on and off for 100 minutes, people will be talking about this show. People will be getting on their cell phones, laptops and computers and Googling 'Belle Barth', searching YouTube videos for her risqué comedy routines.
RAUNCHY LITTLE MUSICAL - BELLE BARTH IS BACK - a musical about the life and times of a female pioneer in comedy is just that good.
As I sat in the audience on opening night at The Black Box Theatre at Carrollwood Players, I was in amazing company. Playwright Joanne Koch, lyricist Owen Kalt, and composer Grammy Nominee Ilya Levinson flew in to Tampa to share in the incredible debut with producer/director Jimmy Ferraro. Years of collaboration and hard work came to fruition under the bright spotlight.
This musical is an incredible love letter to Belle Barth, the woman who had the balls to tell jokes like a man, in a time when women were expected to be prim and proper.