Folly Mixtures Stars and Strippers burlesque at London Wonderground.

WATCH: Folly Mixtures bring Stars and Strippers to the Spiegeltent!

21st Century Burlesque fondly remembers watching Folly Mixtures-to-be Ooh La Lou and Liberty Sweet perform almost a decade ago at the Leicester Square Theatre alongside fellow London veterans Polly Rae, Laurie Hagen and Frisky and Mannish. How time flies! Five years ago, Lou led the creation of a burlesque supertroupe called The Folly Mixtures, and […] Read more…

Tansy and Leon in the Viva Las Vegas Burlesque Showcase, April 2016. ©Chris Harman/Harman House Photography for 21st Century Burlesque Magazine. Not to be used without permission.

Burlesque Showcase: Tansy and Leon at Viva Las Vegas (Photos)

Tansy and Leon were the smash hit of The Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend last year with their awesome duet, and they smashed it again at the Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend 2016. At a time of peak saturation in burlesque, they have created something strikingly different and thrillingly fierce! Every performer in the Burlesque […] Read more…

Coco Lectric in the Viva Las Vegas Burlesque Showcase, April 2016. ©Chris Harman/Harman House Photography for 21st Century Burlesque Magazine. Not to be used without permission.

Burlesque Showcase: Coco Lectric at Viva Las Vegas (Photos)

Coco Lectric was radiant and joyous at the Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend 2016. Her dazzling smile, sparkling eyes, sense of humour and captivating musicality made for a showstopping performance. Every performer in the Burlesque Showcase is personally invited by Audrey Deluxe to thrill the 30,000 strong army of Viva Las Vegas attendees (at least […] Read more…

Jeez Loueez with Miss Exotic World, Reigning Queen of Burlesque 2016, Miss Poison Ivory, at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2016.

Jeez Loueez’ Burlesque Hall of Fame 2016 Diary

Jeez Loueez, The Honeybadger of Burlesque and social media warrior, shares her Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2016 rollercoaster with 21st Century Burlesque Magazine readers. Buckle up!   Wednesday Another year, another Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend! Though I woke up late to head to the airport at the ass crack of dawn, I made […] Read more…

Kitten N Lou at the Toronto Burlesque Festival 2015, by Chris Hutcheson.

Kitten ‘N’ Lou’s Toronto Burlesque Festival Diary 2015

Presenting: The Toronto Burlesque Festival with Kitten ‘N’ Lou (aka: Poutine and Pool Lounging, eh?) Can we talk about the Canadians? WHAT MAKES THEM SO NICE AND PLEASANT?! Is it their socialised healthcare system? The fact that they’ve had marriage equality for a while now? That their national ‘dish’ is essentially a pile of French […] Read more…

Aerialist Jo Foley and Graeme Clint performing at the Sublime Boudoir Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2016 Afterparty.

Behold! The Burlesque Afterparty to end all Afterparties!

This year at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2016, sensational-spectacle-specialists Sublime Boudoir took the notorious burlesque afterparty to a whole new level. After each showcase from Thursday to Sunday, Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend guests were treated to an afterparty with a different fantastical theme: ‘Enchanted Garden’, ‘Victorian Mansion’, ‘Exotic Far East Temple’ and […] Read more…

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