Ah, the magic of these performers!
What glorious muses these Weimar angels of debauchery are!
I haven’t managed to see the theatrical performance of Berlin’s legendary Kabarett der Namenlosen yet, but I got to draw several of its wonderful characters. Above, Le Pustra and the sublime Mama Ulita.Le Pustra, the producer of Kabarett der Namenlosen, has also been co-producing Dr. Sketchy’s Berlin with LalaVox. So it was natural they would do a session featuring the styles and sensuality of the dark cabaret.
And how beautifully the 1930s dance hall setting of Ballhaus Berlin frames them. It’s heartbreaking to feel the spirit of Weimar Berlin right now, as LGBTQIA rights are under attack in places where so much progress had been made.
The Weimar era’s freedom of sexual and gender expression is so fucking poignant right now.
We must not go back, we must protect everyone’s right to be and love who they are, and wear whatever they want.
If you’re in Berlin, see the Kabarett der Namenlosen while you can! Thanks again to Le Pustra, LalaVox and all the performers/models/crew for another lovely time at Dr. Sketchy’s Berlin! Here’s the Insta 🙂 and thanks so very much to my Patrons on Patreon, whose monthly financial support makes it possible for me to make art!
previous Dr. Sketchy’s Berlin:
Hansel and Gretel
Baba Yaga, posts one and two
Viva Lamore, à la Baroque
Betty Fvck, Trixie Tassels and More, Berlin Burlesque Week
Victorian Spiritualist edition with Valentina Demonia and Syren Joey
More Victorian Spiritualist edition
Weimar Berlin, with Le Pustra and Bridge Markland
More Weimar Berlin
and my first Dr. Sketchy’s Berlin with Viva Lamore, Syren Joey and live painting outdoors!