Review: Stars and Strippers (Underbelly Festival 2017)

Review: Stars and Strippers - An All American Burlesque Revue (Underbelly Festival 2017)

[wp-review id=”28184″] The Folly Mixtures put on quite a show last year in the London Wonderground Spiegeltent, performing to an adoring crowd of family, friends and fans. They, and the fanclub, are back this year at the newly renamed Underbelly Festival with their Stars and Strippers spectacular, celebrating all things American.   The opening is…

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Review: Miss Viva Las Vegas 2017 (Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend)

Blaze in the Miss Viva Las Vegas burlesque competition 2017. © Tim Hunter.

I was delighted to attend the Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend at Easter for a second year. Audrey Deluxe curates a sensational Burlesque Showcase on Friday night, famed for its world class casts, with Dita Von Teese headlining this year’s three-show marathon. Burlesque Bingo, another of Audrey’s fabulous creations, ran throughout the Weekend. Saturday night…

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Review: Movers, Shakers and Innovators Showcase (Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2017)

Virago Nation at the Movers, Shakers and Innovators showcase at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2017. Image by Honey Beavers, exclusively for 21st Century Burlesque Magazine

Alyssa Kitt reviews the Movers, Shakers and Innovators Showcase at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2017. The energy of any opening night is always electric, but the opening night at the Burlesque Hall of Fame is something else entirely. Friends you haven’t seen in years steal hugs and air kisses, you recognise people you follow…

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Review: 60th Annual Titans of Tease Showcase (Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2017)

Shannon Doah in the 60th annual Titans of Tease Burlesque Reunion Showcase at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2017. Image by Honey Beavers, exclusively for 21st Century Burlesque Magazine

Raven Virginia, the 2017 recipient of the Sparkly Devil Scholarship, reviews the 60th Annual Titans of Tease Showcase at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2017. Red is the fiery colour of love and passion, which made it the perfect theme of the night! The entire evening was chock full of touching stories, love, and admiration…

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PHOTOS: Icons and All Stars Showcase (Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2017)

Ophelia Flame in the Icons and All Stars Showcase at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2017. Image by Honey Beavers, exclusively for 21st Century Burlesque Magazine

The Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2017 continued last night with the 60th Annual Titans of Tease Showcase at the Orleans Showroom, Las Vegas. Hosted by BenDeLaCreme, the showcase included appearances from Sassy Lassy Award winner Ophelia Flame, Dirty Martini (Miss Exotic World 2004), Jo Weldon (Author of The Burlesque Handbook), Foxy Tann and Wham Bam Nation (Best Troupe 2006), Frenchie…

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PHOTOS: Winning Performances at Tournament of Tease (Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2017)

Musette the Mistress of Mischief, awarded Best Debut at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2017. Image by Honey Beavers, exclusively for 21st Century Burlesque Magazine

The RESULTS are in! The winners have been crowned! Now get a glimpse of the performances awarded Best Debut, Best Boylesque, Best Small Group, Best Large Group, Most Comedic, Most Classic and Most Innovative. Click here for performance photos of Miss Exotic World 2017 (and Most Dazzling Dancer) Medianoche, Sweetpea and Sydni Deveraux. Winner photos provided…

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