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The scenes that compose the book of the show (very, very, very loosely inspired by Christopher Isherwood's Berlin Stories) are treated like vaudeville numbers, sliding on and off like standup comics at a burlesque house.
On one particular Saturday night Dancey proposed a visit to the Gaiety burlesque house on "The Block" in Baltimore.
An invitation to spend an evening in a burlesque house reveals that beneath the glittery elegance is a funky quartet in black lace, garters, and bow ties.
While ushering at a burlesque house, he was hired to replace a drunken "second banana on stage.