This Saturday, November 17 the Burlesque Tribute To QUEEN: Starring Kyle Greer As Freddie Mercury will be presented by Hot & Heavy Burlesque at The Viaduct Theater in Chicago, Illinois.
For nearly four years Hot & Heavy Burlesque has been bringing neo-burlesque to Chicago audiences that “embraces the extreme & places particular importance on the music” with amazing, unique and theatrical productions. Burlesque Tribute To QUEEN promises to keep their tradition of amazing shows going. The entire show will be sung live by Kyle Greer as Freddie Mercury and feature performers from around Chicago and beyond!
Come and be treated to performances by Viva La Muerte, Red Rum, Dahlia Fatale, Rosemary Maybe, Tricksie Treat, Mae the Bellydancer, Mister Junior and Sauda Namir. There will also be special performances by Miss Pussykat, Barbacoa Jones and Oklahoma City-based Brown Paper Tickets producer/performer Adele Wolf!
This is Hot & Heavy Burlesque’s last performance of 2012 so if you miss this show you won’t get another chance until next year.
We also wanted to highlight a couple more burlesque events, one of which, like Hot & Heavy’s show, is music-driven and the other of which is a memorial for a burlesque performer who was taken too soon from cancer.
Thursday, November 14 I Cora Vette’s Black Box Burlesque – My Teen Angst Bullsh*t – Denver, Colorado Cora Vette’s Black Box Burlesque presents a night of striptease to 80’s movie soundtracks! Who doesn’t love teen movies from the 80’s? “My Teen Angst Bullsh*t” will feature numbers from “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,” “The Breakfast Club,” “Sixteen Candles,” “Heathers,” “Rocky,” “Pretty In Pink” and many many more! Cora Vette’s Black Box Burlesque is hosted by Cora Vette – featuring Eve Vette, Lucy Britches, Gigi D’Lovely, Aspen Fire, Cherry Pop Pop Poppins, Frenchie Renard, Chakra Tease and more! Yes, “My Teen Angst Bullsh*t has a body count”lots of burlesque bodies! This is your chance to relive those memorable moments from the movies of the 80’s – burlesque style! Come see why Westword named Cora Vette’s Back Box Burlesque – Denver’s Best Burlesque Night 2012.
Friday, November 16 I Le Petit Moineau, A Vintage Vixen and a Beast Called Melanoma – Las Vegas, Nevada Come help celebrate the birthday and life of Elizabeth America Mikesell-Vega (La Petit Moineau), a Vegas burlesque angel that was taken too soon by cancer. The family will be displaying the art of Lisa, with photos and memoirs. They will also be providing refreshments and light appetizers, and a slide show of the artist and her work. Lisa was a very special girl. She became one of the most important figures in the lives of all the people she met. It did not take long to fall in love with her. Lisa displayed kindness and strength to everyone that came across her path. Lisa will remain an example of strength to all who knew her. This event is also to build awareness about melanoma and to raise funds for a local charity. There is no cover charge so that leaves more money for you to contribute. If you’re in Vegas, please go and remember an amazing talent that was taken from this world much too soon.