Burlesque: The Forgotten Innovators – Part 2

Welcome back, ladies and gentlemen, to our historical guide to some of the lesser-known burlesque and cabaret heroes of yesteryear. We continue our tour through with some more fabulous historical titbits and treats from the 1920s and 1930s… BERYL HALLEY When we look back at burlesque from a contemporary perspective, it has long been associated […]

Burlesque: The Forgotten Innovators – Part 1

Burlesque has boomed as a contemporary art form in the last two decades, as more and more new faces take to the stages and Facebook pages, driven by a love of all things burly-q. But as a popular, increasingly mainstream art form, burlesque often finds its history edited, with certain key names popping out (Gypsy […]