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1''Oh! Calcutta!'' is a play with music (but not a {{Musical}}). Famous mostly for the amount of nudity involved, the play has see several long running revivals on both Broadway and the West End. ²----²!!''Oh! Calcutta!'' provides examples of:²²* BilingualBonus: The play was named after [[ a painting of the same name]]. It's a French pun meaning "Oh, what a lovely ass you have!"²%%* DancePartyEnding: At least in the 1970 filmed version.²* ADateWithRosiePalms: One of the sketches is about a masturbation contest.²** Also, it was assumed that more than 90% of the people going to see the show were guys getting their rocks off.²%%* DreamBallet²%%* ExcitedShowTitle²* HeadTurningBeauty: The [[HospitalHottie nurse]] in the Doctor's Office sketch.²* LoadsAndLoadsOfWriters: Sketches were written by (among others) Music/JohnLennon, Music/SamShepard and [[Theatre/WaitingForGodot Samuel Beckett]].²* LongRunner: ''Oh! Calcutta!'' was the longest-running revue on Broadway, was the longest running revival and is currently the eighth longest-running play in Broadway history.²%%* MaleFrontalNudity: Oh! So much!²* MoodWhiplash: At the end of the "Jack and Jill" sketch, Jack rapes Jill, leaving her alone and comatose at the top of the hill. ²* PopculturalOsmosis: You know of this play as "that naked show" even if you don't know anything else about it.²* RapeAsDrama: See MoodWhiplash.²* SketchComedy: The show generally.²* SmallReferencePools: There have been other plays with lots of nudity, but with the possible exception of ''Theatre/{{Hair}}'', this is the most famous (and ''Hair'' doesn't have much nudity in it anyway, just a little bit at the end of Act I).²----


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