Lili St. Cyr News

 
Date Of Birth:
June 03, 1918
Date Of Death:
January 29, 1999 (80)
Birth Place:
Minneapolis, MN, USA
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Date of Birth: June 03, 1918
Date of Death: January 29, 1999 (80)

Birth Place: Minneapolis, MN, USA
The Segal Centre Presents INDECENTThe Segal Centre Presents INDECENT
by Sarah Hookey - Apr 2, 2019

The Segal Centre for Performing Arts is announcing the Montreal premiere of Indecent, directed by Segal Centre Artistic and Executive Director Lisa Rubin. Inspired by true events, this buzzworthy new play by Paula Vogel is an homage to the art of making theatre, and is one of the most produced plays across North America this season. This riveting play filled with music will be in the Segal Centre's Sylvan Adams Theatre from April 28 to May 19, 2019. (more...)

Leslie Zemeckis Keeps Old Hollywood at Your Fingertips
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Leslie Zemeckis has one of the world's largest personal collections of burlesque memorabilia, and now the actress, best-selling author and award-winning documentarian has adapted some of this collection into sexy, burlesque and pinup-inspired emojis, which are available for download exclusively from the App Store. (more...)

LAST NIGHT AT THE GAYETY Extends Through May 22 at Centaur Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

Montrealers who haven't yet had the chance to see it or out-of-towners unacquainted with Montreal's notorious 'wide open' past are in luck. Centaur Theatre announced today that the musical comedy smash LAST NIGHT AT THE GAYETY, has been extended until Sunday, May 22nd, the Victoria Day long weekend, a full additional week. (more...)

Leslie Zemeckis Brings Old Hollywood Back for BOOBS, BOOKS & BURLESQUE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2016

It was standing room only Tuesday night as hundreds gathered at The Culver Hotel to meet author and filmmaker Leslie Zemeckis for a unique evening of book signing and burlesque. Zemeckis stunned in a silhouette Christopher Kane dress and custom-made KOKIN headpiece as she signed copies of her latest book, "Goddess of Love Incarnate: The Life of Stripteuse Lili St. Cyr," a biography of history's most celebrated burlesque artist. (more...)

BOOBS, BOOKS AND BURLESQUE to Benefit the Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation at The Culver Hotel on 3/8/16
by Shari Barrett - Feb 11, 2016

Be prepared to be entertained by April Showers, the current reigning Miss Hollywood Burlesque at BOOBS, BOOKS AND BURLESQUE on Tuesday, March 8, 2016, at the Culver Hotel in downtown Culver City. Showers is the recipient of several awards including Most Classic and Best Singer. Funny, glamorous and classy, she is noted to be one of the best burlesque performers in Los Angeles. Also entertaining will be Maxi Millions, a multi-award winning burlesque performer known for her classic bump 'n grind style and high glamour taste. She is co-producer of Spellbound Burlesque and has performed on stages all over the U.S. (more...)

Leslie Zemeckis Celebrates the Launch of her Book with the Rockefellers
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2015

Actress and author Leslie Zemeckis celebrated the launch of her highly anticipated biography of Lili St. Cyr titled, Goddess of Love Incarnate: The Life of Stripteause Lili St. Cyr yesterday with an invitation-only cocktail reception, at the Upper East Side home of Susan and David Rockefeller. (more...)

THE WIGGLE ROOM Opens Tonight in Montreal
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2013

In Montreal's notoriously raucous heyday, it was known as 'Sin City of the North'. Here was an epicenter of entertainment and debauchery where gangsters, showgirls and jazzmen ran rampant; where champagne flowed like water and the clubs were 'noisy, sexy and had plenty of bounce'. This according to the illustrious nightlife journalist, Al Palmer, himself a well-pickled denizen of Montreal's sexiest corners. Enter Plateau men-about-town The Wiggle Room's proprietor, Jeremy Hechtmanand General Manager Patrick Charron. They, along with burlesque maven Holly Gauthier-Frankel and her famous alter-ego Miss Sugarpuss, welcome you to Montreal's premiere show bar. At The Wiggle Room, vintage style meets contemporary cabaret, and classic and signature cocktails are served nightly to patrons enjoying neo-vaudeville variety, comedy, burlesque and live music. Join them in this exciting, new venture. (more...)

THE WIGGLE ROOM to Open Sept 3 in Montreal
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2013

In Montreal's notoriously raucous heyday, it was known as 'Sin City of the North'. Here was an epicenter of entertainment and debauchery where gangsters, showgirls and jazzmen ran rampant; where champagne flowed like water and the clubs were 'noisy, sexy and had plenty of bounce'. This according to the illustrious nightlife journalist, Al Palmer, himself a well-pickled denizen of Montreal's sexiest corners. Enter Plateau men-about-town The Wiggle Room's proprietor, Jeremy Hechtmanand General Manager Patrick Charron. They, along with burlesque maven Holly Gauthier-Frankel and her famous alter-ego Miss Sugarpuss, welcome you to Montreal's premiere show bar. At The Wiggle Room, vintage style meets contemporary cabaret, and classic and signature cocktails are served nightly to patrons enjoying neo-vaudeville variety, comedy, burlesque and live music. Join them in this exciting, new venture. (more...)

MARILYN - MY SECRET to Make World Premiere at Macha Theatre, 3/30-4/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2013

Macha Theatre/Films presents the world premiere of 'Marilyn-My Secret' written by Willard Manus and Odalys Nanin, directed by Odalys Nanin. This dramedy with music, chronicles the life of Norma Jean from unwanted orphan, to bit player, to sex goddess including the untold story of Marilyn's affairs with both female and male lovers - - from her acting coach to the president of the United States. The play runs March 30 - April 21, at the Macha Theatre in WeHo. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Macha Theatre Presents the Image of Marilyn in a Somewhat Different Light
by Don Grigware - Apr 3, 2013

Two months from today Marilyn Monroe fans will celebrate what would have been her eighty-seventh birthday. It's hard to imagine her at such an advanced age, considering her beauty, vivacity, and girlish manner. Her death was indeed tragic, but it has left us with an image of Marilyn with her charms undiluted by advanced age. (more...)

MARILYN - MY SECRET Makes World Premiere at Macha Theatre, Now thru 4/21
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2013

Macha Theatre/Films presents the world premiere of 'Marilyn-My Secret' written by Willard Manus and Odalys Nanin, directed by Odalys Nanin. This dramedy with music, chronicles the life of Norma Jean from unwanted orphan, to bit player, to sex goddess including the untold story of Marilyn's affairs with both female and male lovers - - from her acting coach to the president of the United States. The play runs tonight, March 30 - April 21, at the Macha Theatre in WeHo. (more...)

MARILYN - MY SECRET to Make World Premiere at Macha Theatre, 3/30-4/21
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2013

Macha Theatre/Films presents the world premiere of 'Marilyn-My Secret' written by Willard Manus and Odalys Nanin, directed by Odalys Nanin. This dramedy with music, chronicles the life of Norma Jean from unwanted orphan, to bit player, to sex goddess including the untold story of Marilyn's affairs with both female and male lovers - - from her acting coach to the president of the United States. The play runs March 30 - April 21, at the Macha Theatre in WeHo. (more...)

Burlesque Theatre Opens 3/13 At The Denver Civic Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2009

For the first time since the 1930's a theatre is being built specifically to house burlesque, headed up by Reyna Von Vett of last fall's acclaimed Leadville or Bust-- a playful romp through 1880's burlesque (Reyna played Tanya for 2 years in the Las Vegas company of Mamma Mia!) and Michelle Baldwin, a.k.a. Vivienne VaVoom, the Mother of Neo-Burlesque in Denver and creator of one of the first neo-burlesque troupes in the U.S., Burlesque As It Was. Converting the space recently known as the Black Box Cabaret in the Denver Civic Theatre ( 721 Santa Fe Dr. , Denver ), Von Vett and Baldwin aim to bring burlesque back while playing homage to the great tradition of burlesque that began in the late 1800's and all but disappeared in the 1960's. (more...)