The Slipper Room
on Manhattan's lower east side (167 Orchard Street at
Stanton Street) was host this year for The Jackie Factory's 7th annual Christmas
Very Jack the Ripper Christmas" conceived and directed by Chi Chi Valenti.
The show combines two of her favorite obsessions- Jack the Ripper and the
English Music Hall.
Click on the pages in the left column
to see the procession of campy skits listed in the order they were
performed. Once you visit a page, you can navigate through the
entire exhibit using "back" and "next"
The setting is an imaginary English Music
Hall in Whitechapel during the Ripper murders of 1888. The
"Saucy Jack Revue" culminated with a special performance by Deborah
Harry and The Fishsticks.
Deborah sang a song called "Goodnight Sweetheart."
Above: Marti Domination bats her eyelashes.
full bill of raucous entertainment treated us all to a very special
evening. Visit http://www.mothernyc.com/reportage/ripper.html
to see more pictures of this event. Also visit www.slipperroom.com to find out more
about this club.