Tag Archives: MsPixy

GLITTER GUILD’s C2E2 Burlesque Afterparty @ Castle Nightclub

Glitter Guild Storms Castle Join Chicagoland’s favorite nerdlesque performers for a night of burlesque and fun at Castle Chicago’s Dome Room!  The evening features performances by the Glitter Guild cast, nerd themed drink specials, and music from Geekeasy’s DJ Aaron Ackerson.  Doors open at 8pm with performances happening throughout the evening, including appearances by: * Red Rum! * Paris Green!… (more…)

Halloween Hedonism at the Belmont Burlesque Revue opening @ Theater Wit

Halloween Hedonism at the Belmont Burlesque Revue Looking for fiendishly hedonistic way to celebrate the Halloween season?  Join the Belmont Bombshells for an evening of song, schtick, and striptease in their annual Halloween Spooktacular!  Special guests Serenna Starr, Helena Handbasket, Diva LaVida, Hazel Hellbender, and Paly Flames join the critically acclaimed Belmont Bombshells in their annual moonlight revelry hosted by… (more…)

The Belmont Burlesque Revue – REVIEW

By J. Scott Hill The exponential growth of Chicago’s Burlesque scene over the last couple of years has made it possible for almost anyone willing to take their clothes off in public to find a paying audience. Just because someone takes their clothes off in public, however, does not make that person a Burlesque dancer. What an absolute delight it… (more…)

Belmont Burlesque Revue opening @ Theater Wit

Belmont Burlesque Revue Belmont Burlesque is back—and it’s a bouncy, bawdy good time! Widely regarded as a driving force in Chicago’s 21st century burlesque revival, the Belmont Burlesque Revue features a hand-picked selection of Chicago’s best burlesque performers and novelty acts, plus touring striptease artists from across the country! Hosted by MsPixy (with her sloshy sidekick Giant Martini), and featuring… (more…)


Boobs and Goombas: A Super Mario Burlesque Oh-a-YES! After voyaging far and wide (including an ongoing stint in New Orleans!) Gorilla Tango Theatre is proud to announce that the show that started it all – BOOBS AND GOOMBAS: A SUPER MARIO BURLESQUE – is back at its Bucktown venue! Mario and Luigi have become so perpetually frustrated by their endless… (more…)

Belmont Burlesque Presents: Jingle Belles (the Naughty List)! opening @ Theater Wit

Belmont Burlesque Presents: Jingle Belles (the Naughty List)! The Belmont Burlesque Revue presents our annual tinsel-tastic holiday spectacular, Jingle Belles (the Naughty List)! See! How to Jingle one’s Belles! See! How the Sugar gets into the Plum! See! The Festival of Lights done right! Fill your cup to overflowing with wild holiday shenanigans, featuring the bawdy teasing of the Belmont… (more…)


Fellowship of the Boobs: A LOTR, D&D, WoW, RPG Burlesque Adventure FELLOWSHIP OF THE BOOBS: A LOTR, D&D, WoW, RPG BURLESQUE ADVENTURE is returning for a limited run engagement. With inspirations drawn from Lord of the Rings, World of Warcraft, and Dungeons and Dragons (as the title suggests), FELLOWSHIP OF THE BOOBS entwines classic burlesque gimmicks with iconic fantasy moments.… (more…)

Variety Meets: MsPixy – Part Two

By J. Scott Hill MsPixy is one of the movers and shakers in Chicago’s lava-hot burlesque scene. In Part One of this interview (Variety Meets: MsPixy – Part One – Chicago Stage Review), MsPixy told Chicago Stage Review about being a Bombshell in the Belmont Burlesque Revue. We also discussed her runaway success as the writer and director of Boobs and… (more…)

Variety Meets: MsPixy – Part One

By J. Scott Hill The first time I saw MsPixy perform was at a Broadzilla show, upstairs at Exit. It was crowded. Some schoolgirl-skirted dorklette, her plaid hoodie zipped up tight, shouldered her way by me.As I gave the stink-eye to the back of her head, I saw the number 42 emblazoned upon the back of her hoodie. My glare dissipated… (more…)

The Fellowship of the Boobs – REVIEW

By J. Scott Hill Who is Chicago’s hottest playwright right now? Sarah Ruhl? Tracy Letts? Bruce Norris? MsPixy. MsPixy, the belle of Belmont Burlesque Revue and a driving force behind Gorilla Tango’s Geek Girl Burlesque, is the hottest playwright in Chicago right now. She doesn’t even call herself a playwright; the press releases from Gorilla Tango say, “created and directed… (more…)