Posts Tagged: history of burlesque

Las Vegas Longest-Running Topless Show – Jubilee – About to Close Forever

On February 11, 2016, after 34 years in production, the curtain will come down for the last time on Las Vegas’ topless showgirl spectacular, Donn Arden’s Jubilee. Jubilee is the only production show remaining in this town that still features classic Vegas showgirls–the long-legged beauties who strut the stage in chorus lines, wearing little more… Read more »

When Burlesque Met Rock’n’Roll

Detroit Burlesque in the Early 1960s The first time I went to one of Detroit’s three downtown burlesque theaters, I was 15 years old and it was 1963. All three venues in Detroit at that time—the Empress, the Stone, and the National—advertised in the Detroit News on the movie guide page. No one would have described… Read more »