The Burlesque Hall of Fame is proud to present its Independence Day weekend show Liber-TEASE! In partnership with Ron Decar’s Event Center, the show will feature top burlesque performers from Las Vegas and beyond, including the 2018 Miss Exotic World Runner-up Jessebelle Thunder, performing alongside legends of the classic burlesque era, Tiffany Carter and Gina BonBon.
“Burlesque has always been a celebration of our liberties,” says BHoF Executive Director Dustin M. Wax. “Since its earliest days, burlesque has pushed the limits of freedom of speech, freedom of artistic expression, freedom to do with one’s body as one wishes. What better way to celebrate our Independence Day than with a burlesque show?”
The lineup includes:
- Blanche DeBris, An American Treasure
- Bettina May, The Pinup You’ll Want to Pin Down!
- Buttercup, The Sweetest Dirty Girl You Will Ever Meet
- Jessabelle Thunder, The 8th AND 9th World Wonder
- Raquel Reed, featured in Absinthe at Caesar’s Palace.
- Sweetie Bird, From Metaphysics to the Meme, The Sweetest Bird in Burlesque
- Tana the Tattooed Lady, The Singing, Dancing One-Woman-Arts-District
And burlesque legends:
Gina BonBon: Born in Cuba, Gina Bon Bon began her career in burlesque in NYC in 1965, as a dancer in the chorus line of the Latin Fire All-Latin Revue. She has worked clubs and theaters all over the U.S., Canada, and Guam, including a co-starring role in Burlesque USA and feature engagements with Minsky’s Follies, the Chicago Playboy Club, and Cabaret Las Vegas.
Tiffany Carter: Miss Nude Universe 1975, Tiffany Carter began her burlesque career at the infamous Pink Pussycat in Hollywood, California. An active and in-demand entertainer with Sparky Blaine’s American Showgirl Agency, Tiffany toured the U.S., Canada and Japan from the late 1960’s through the 1980’s. Tiffany has come out of burlesque retirement to become one of the most beloved and booked Burlesque legends within the international neo-burlesque community.
The event will be held at Ron DeCar’s Event Center at 1201 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, NV 89104. Tickets are $49 VIP Plated / $39 VIP / $29 General Admission (VIP prices include buffet or plated dinner). Doors open at 5:30pm, show starts at 7pm. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit bhof.link/libertease.
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