It seems that Burlesque stars are "in." So much so, there's a Burlesque movie starring Kristen Bell, Christina Aguilera, and Cher star in "Burlesque," a musical about a small-town girl who discovers a burlesque club in LA, set to premiere in November - which actually looks really good!
All of the performers have won titles at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Pageant in Vegas. Its sure to be hot!
For those of you who don't know, Burlesque is a humorous theatrical entertainment involving parody and exaggeration. In 20th century America, the form became associated with a variety show in which striptease is the chief attraction. You can expect live music, beautiful women, elaborate costumes, amazingly choregraphed dance routines and a bit of old Hollywood glamour.
The show is staring:
Michelle L'amour (Chicago) - Queen of Burlesque 2005
Dirty Martini (NYC) - Queen of Burlesque 2004
Roxi D'Lite (Canada) - Queen of Burlesque 2010
Kitten DeVille (LA) - Queen of Burlesque 2002
Tigger! (NYC) - King of Burlesque 2006
Hot Toddy (Chicago) - King of Burlesque 2009
Trixie Little and the Evil Hate Monkey (Baltimore) - Best Duo 2005 and King of Burlesque 2010
Dolls of Doom (Chicago) - Best Variety 2010
The Chicago Starlets (Chicago) - Best Troupe 2010
All hosted by Murray Hill (NYC).
I'll be checking out this Saturday's show...looking forward to having a burlesque time!