Russell Bruner


Burlesque Queens at Theatre Bizarre 2014: A Fiendish Fairytale

Theatre Bizarre 2014: Through the LensRead more

Relive the unique spectacle of Theatre Bizarre 2014 – starring Roxi D’Lite, Dirty Martini, Angie Pontani, Julie Atlas Muz and Russell Bruner – through the eyes of flamboyant burlesque photographer Neil Kendall… When my burlesque pal Roxi D’Lite and I had an post-party chinwag last summer at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend in Vegas, […]

Darlinda Just Darlinda at Theatre Bizarre 2013

Darlinda Just Darlinda at Theatre Bizarre 2013Read more

As the application period for this year’s Theatre Bizarre production nears its deadline, read about Darlinda Just Darlinda’s amazing experience at last year’s incredible event. If you want to apply to perform at Theatre Bizarre in 2014, you can find details below. Burlesque performers are considered alongside other variety acts, and those accepted will join […]

Dancing with the Devil: Theatre Bizarre 2013

Dancing with the Devil: Theatre Bizarre 2013Read more

Theatre Bizarre is a unique, immersive and truly spectacular annual production which seems to become more fantastical and thrilling every year.  21st Century Burlesque Magazine reached out to the 2013 cast of Theatre Bizarre: The Procession, and the passionate response tells you all you need to know about an unforgettable experience for performers and audiences […]

Show Afterglow: Diversi-Tease 2014

Show Afterglow: Diversi-Tease 2014Read more

Co-producer Sweetpea reports on the delightful Diversi-Tease, which took place in Minneapolis earlier this year… The Diversi-Tease Showcase was a celebration of beauty in diversity. January 30th – February 1st brought a welcomed mid-winter heat wave to Minneapolis with a five-show bash at the historic Ritz Theater. ‘An Extravagant Weekend of Burlesque in the Twin […]

Michelle L’amour and Russell Bruner Discuss Their FABULOUS New Duet [Photo and Video]

Michelle L'amour and Russell Bruner Discuss Their FABULOUS New Duet [Photo and Video]Read more

Burlesque peers and fans collectively swooned last week when the video of Michelle L’amour and Russell Bruner’s new duet, debuted at The Big Sexy Show on February 14th in Chicago, hit the internet.  And what a fascinating double act they are: asstastic burlesque superstar Michelle L’amour, known for spellbinding grace, hilarious viral videos and unrelenting […]

Burlesque TOP 50 2013 Postmortem, by J.D. Oxblood

Burlesque TOP 50 2013 Postmortem, by J.D. OxbloodRead more

Disclaimer: This is an analysis of the results of the Burlesque TOP 50 2013 as compared to the predictions of the author based on handicapping per past rankings and prior performances. No subjective judgment is implied or should be construed except where noted by the author. All analyses (and opinions, where noted) are the product […]