Le Bouge Neon at Underbelly Festival 2017, by Jen Pearce.

Review: Le Bouge Neon (Underbelly Festival 2017)

Le Bouge Neon, a “disco drama” created by Moulin Rouge dancer Fallon Dee and comedian Chris Fitchew which claims to “celebrate women, art and tease”, is one of a pleasing number of burlesque and cabaret shows included at the Underbelly Festival this year, all taking place in the twinkling Spiegeltent. The success of the production’s […]

Kitty Bang Bang 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: Kitty Bang Bang at Viva Las Vegas 2016 (PHOTOS)

And so begins my recap of the hot burlesque action at the Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekender 2016, starting with the big-guns-blazing Burlesque Showcase. Every performer in this show is personally invited by Audrey Deluxe to thrill the 30,000 strong army of Viva Las Vegas attendees (at least as many as they can pack into […]

Between the Sheets

9 Reasons Why Between the Sheets is the Hottest Burlesque Ticket in London

Between the Sheets: An Intimate Cabaret brings burlesque bang up to date with flair, authenticity and intelligence in a scene often plagued with complacency and a lack of creativity and willingness to push further and offer something new. It grabs you by the heart, mind and groin and holds on tight for 90 minutes of […]

Review: Lili La Scala's Another F*cking Variety Show (London Wonderground 2015)

Review: Lili La Scala’s Another F*cking Variety Show (London Wonderground 2015)

[wp-review] Before its annual trek up to Edinburgh Fringe, Another Fucking Variety Show stopped by the London Wonderground Spiegeltent to wow the crowds with an enviable, ever-changing line-up of cabaret stars. Headlining hostess Lili La Scala, exquisite opera-diva-cum-rock-star, presides in style with razor sharp wit and a series of devastatingly fabulous outfits. Her opening number, […]

Review: Between the Sheets - An Intimate Cabaret (London Wonderground 2015)

Review: Between the Sheets – An Intimate Cabaret (London Wonderground 2015)

[wp-review] Miss Polly Rae’s Between the Sheets goes big at London Wonderground for a second year, and while last year’s show lacked overall cohesion and confidence, history will remember it as a dress rehearsal for an outstanding 2015 production which has more than found its feet. A perfectly paced, vibrant and varied burlesque pop concert […]

Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2015: Best Debut

Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2015: Best Debut

Kitty Bang Bang reviews the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2015 Tournament of Tease Best Debut category… 21st Century Burlesque Magazine Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2015 Coverage is sponsored by Fancy Feather. At The Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend, Friday night is the reason for the season, but the Saturday night competition is the perfect […]

London Wonderground 2015

Burlesque and Variety Highlights at London Wonderground 2015

Now in its fourth spectacular year, London Wonderground 2015 invites you to eat, drink and be merry in its festive fairground on London’s South Bank and enjoy evenings of entertainment inside the twinkling 1920s Spiegeltent. Once again there is a generous helping of burlesque to enjoy, as well as other top drawer variety acts. Here are some of the […]

Burlesque Hall of Fame Tournament of Tease: Miss Exotic World, Reigning Queen (BHoF 2014)

Burlesque Hall of Fame Tournament of Tease: Miss Exotic World, Reigning Queen (BHoF 2014)

Kitty Bang Bang reviews the Miss Exotic World, Reigning Queen of Burlesque category at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2014.  Click here for her thoughts on the Debut category… When the list of competitors for this year’s Miss Exotic World, Reigning Queen of Burlesque category came out, I was really happy to see some […]

Review: Between the Sheets (London Wonderground 2014)

Review: Between the Sheets (London Wonderground 2014)

Earlier this month, purring burlesque popstress Miss Polly Rae brought established London favourite Between the Sheets, usually in residence at the Hippodrome Casino’s intimate Matcham Room, to London Wonderground 2014 for two naughty nights of song and striptease. Expanded for the decidedly larger Spiegeltent space and refreshed with sizzling new numbers, the show was typically […]

Boom and Bang Circus at the Roundhouse, Camden.

In Pictures: Boom and Bang Circus at The Roundhouse (Ft. Kitty Bang Bang)

On Friday, August 15th, Kitty Bang Bang and partner Bioux Lee Hayes brought the mischief and mayhem of Boom and Bang Circus to The Roundhouse in Camden (London, UK), which took them from their residency in the intimate cabaret lounge at the Hippodrome Casino to a significantly larger playground for one spectacular night. Playing to […]

In Pictures: Kinky & Quirky's Burlesque Ball

In Pictures: Kinky & Quirky’s Burlesque Ball

Described as a ‘variety show with an alternative edge’ and featuring some of the very best performers on the UK and international burlesque circuit, Kinky & Quirky’s events promise a riot of colour, show and spectacle, and at the Riviera Centre on July 5th they delivered a highly entertaining display of burlesque, juggling, hula-hooping, tap […]