In 1972 , 13 furry and bearded men dressed as women snatched the audience , shook the sexual structures of people , broke taboos and made success today remembered in Brazil and worldwide.
The androgynous Dzi Croquettes were a symbol of the counterculture of change , social transformation, breaking taboos . The high-heeled shoes and women’s clothing purposely showed his hairy legs and beard grown by the men in the group .
The 70s was the breakup , change , fleeing standards and seek the new, the unknown. The counterculture gave way to questions about reality , the ideological rupture and social transformation . In this context an American arrives in Rio de Janeiro : Lennie Dale joined to a bossa nova jazz swing of the New Yorker , the meeting of 13 men , 13 talents . Then arose the hurricane that would shake the sexual structures of people , open doors , break taboos , change Brazilian and international theater scene . Then arose the Dzi Croquettes .
The group revolutionized the locals with his androgynous stage spectacles ( similar to the North American group The Cockettes , the famous androgynous and psychedelic visual) . Disobedient and debauched , decided to disregard the order of the military regime with intelligence. The high-heeled shoes and women’s clothing purposely showed his hairy legs and beard grown by the men in the group . The first show in 1972 was a great success , despite being banned by the Service National Theatre . The sitcom was a mockery to the system of dictatorship and the Brazilian reality. The group also became a hit in Europe , especially in France , which led to madness Parisian audiences .