2020 Showcases


Virtual Burlesque Hall of Fame August 2020

Week One Showcase – Around the World

Saturday, August 1, 2020 @ 2 p.m. PDT

While the pandemic has closed some borders, it has broken down others. VHoF is an opportunity to highlight some of the incredible submissions we received from the four corners of the globe, but who can rarely make the journey to the showroom stage. No passports needed!

Scheduled to appear…

Bebé Fernet (Córdoba, Argentina)
Ferri Maya (Melbourne/Sydney, Australia)
JOYEN (Manila, Philippines)
Karli Quinn (Santiago de Chile)
Lídia Café da Manhã (Curitiba, Paraná, Brasil)
MisSa Blue (London, United Kingdom)
Rita Ann’tique and Newfound Lad (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
RedBone (San Francisco/Minneapolis, United States)
TANSY (Brooklyn, New York, United States)
Yani Giovannetti (Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina)

And a special blessing by the Grand Vizier, Anita Brassiere

Tune in for the inaugural virtual showcase featuring a truly global gathering of burlesque talent, hosted by the VHoF team:

Arabella Allure, Events Director
Desiré d’Amour, CFO & BHoF Board Member
Jonny Porkpie, Showcase Director
Joyce Tang, Executive Producer
Kitty Irreverent, Showcase Director

Don’t miss special guest appearances by Miss Exotic World 2014, Midnite Martini, Bazuka Joe, and the Honey Badger of Burlesque, Jeez Loueez, and Seven

Week Two Showcase – Arthouse

Saturday, August 8, 2020 @ 2 p.m. PDT

Curated by Miss Exotic World 2014, Midnite Martini and Bazuka Joe, a collection of ingenious and inventive burlesque films from around the world!

Starring…

Broody Valentino (Brooklyn, New York, United States)
Egypt Blaque Knyle (Los Angeles, California, United States)
Maico Tsubaki (France)
Midnight Mayhem (New York City, New York, United States)
Miss Bettie Bombshell (Melbourne, Victoria, Australia)
Peekaboo Pointe (Brooklyn, New York, United States)
Ruby Slippers (Melbourne, Victoria, Australia)

And special guest stars…

Ray Gunn, Best Boylesque 2013 (Chicago, Illinois, United States)
Tigger!, Best Boylesque 2006 (New York City, New York, United States)

With special Legend tribute…

Judith Stein, The Lady Divine

Hosted by…

Foxy Lexxi Brown (Montreal, Quebec, Canada)
Freaky Candy (Rimini, Italy)
Miss Astrid (New York City, New York, United States)
Tito Bonito (Los Angeles, California, United States)

Week Three Showcase – Live! Live! Live!

Saturday, August 15, 2020 @ 2 p.m. PDT

Coming to audiences in real time, join us as for the thrills and danger of live performance on the small screen with this week’s showcase. Will the wifi crash? Who else saw that cat? Will that glitter ever truly wash out of the bedsheets?! WHO KNOWS!

Featuring…

Black Orchid (San Antonio, Texas, United States)
Faggedy Randy (Seattle, Washington, United States)
Lily Liqueur (Dallas, Texas, United States)
Little Peaches (Cairns, Queensland, Australia)
Moscato Extatique (Seattle, Washington, United States)
P. NoNoire (Chicago, Illinois, United States)
Portia Favro (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)

… And special titleholder appearances from

2toFly Best Small Group 2016 (New York City, New York, United States)
Diamondback Annie, 2nd Runner-Up 2006 (Los Angeles, California, United States)

Don’t miss the Living Legend of the Year 2020 Coby Yee, China’s Most Daring Dancing Doll, presented by Miss Exotic World 2019, Frankie Fictitious

Week Four Showcase – WTF

Saturday, August 22, 2020 @ 2 p.m. PDT

The Honey Badger of Burlesque, Jeez Loueez, curated whatever the hell she wanted. There’s no theme, no rhyme, no reason. Don’t miss this… or she’ll come find you.

Steel yourself for live and prerecorded performances by…

Bunni Morretto (London, England, United Kingdom)
Jazida (Canberra, Australia)
Luminous Pariah (Seattle, Washington, United States)
Miss Catwings (Honolulu, Hawaii, United States)
Samson Night (New York City, New York, United States)
Twirlisha Devine (Bloomington, Indiana, United States)
Violet on the Rocks (Los Angeles, California, United States)

With daring titleholder performances from…

2nd Runner-Up 2019, Lou Lou la Duchesse de Rière (Montreal, Quebec, Canada)
#blackpussypower performance led by 1st Runner-Up 2019, RedBone (San Francisco/Minneapolis, California/Minnesota, United States)
Living Legend 2014, Toni Elling, The Duke’s Delight

Your WTF hosts are…

Foxy Tann (The Twin Titties, Minnesota, United States)
Lola van Ella (New Orleans, Lousiana, United States)
RedBone (San Francisco/Minneapolis, California/Minnesota, United States)

Week Five Showcase – Bring It Home

Saturday, August 29, 2020 @ 2 p.m. PDT

Witness the creativity pivoting from the big stage to the living room. Featuring best use of their home as their prop, our final line-up welcomes you in. Step through the foyer, have a seat, and enjoy performances by:

Angie Z (New Orleans, Lousiana, United States)
EDEN BERLIN (Los Angeles, California, United States)
Lady Lola LeStrange (Austin, Texas, United States)
Mone’t Ha-Sidi (Sacramento, California, United States)
Mx. Pucks A’Plenty (Seattle, Washington, United States)
Seraphina Wilder (Los Angeles, California, United States)
SHEENA (Sydney, Australia)
Shimmy LaRoux (Chicago, Illinois, United States)
Veronica Viper (New York City, New York, United States)
Vixen DeVille (Los Angeles, California, United States)
Wrong Note Rusty (Toronto, Canada)

Fancy a dip? This special guest will show you to the pool:

Burlesque Hall of Fame Board Member & Weekender CFO, Desiré d’Amour (Tucson, Arizona, United States)

And finally, where the magic happens, this final showcase is headlined by your titleholders:

Reigning Queen of Burlesque, Miss Exotic World 2019, Frankie Fictitious
1st Runner Up 2007, Little Brooklyn