I just recently went for the second time to see the Can-Can Castaways in Pike Place Market. Not only are their performances amazing…and their costumes, but the venue makes you feel as if you are stepping into a roaring 20’s speakeasy. Their current show CHICHI is a play on that very era of fringe dresses and tuxedo suits!
It called to mind films I’ve seen over the years that drew my fascination with burlesque. Here are a few in our collection: