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TEN YEARS of TEASE

Reunion_Poster_HighTen years ago, International Burlesque Superstar Michelle L’amour started a burlesque group that would take Chicago by storm. In 2010 the Chicago Starlets were inducted into the Burlesque Hall of Fame in Las Vegas as the Best Group in the World. Over the years, the Starlets made a name for themselves as many of them have traveled the world doing their special brand of striptease.

Now, ladies from the ten year history of the Chicago Starlets are getting back together for the sexiest reunion show the Windy City has ever seen!

Dottie La Vie, Lady Ginger, Honey Halfpint, Brooklyn Britches, Frenchie Kiss, Porcelain Pistoal, Penny Rose, Lacie Roulet, Millie Toulouse, Kami Oh, Stella LaRocque, Sophia Hart, Rhonda Vous, Lily Bloom, DeVaughn Dior, Deirde Doll, Dominique Trixx, Ivy Fabulous, Vivian Velvet, Nora Gretz and Michelle L’amour are all back to shake it once again on the City Winery stage!

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS


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Valentine’s Weekend in Chicago

A message from Michelle L’amour:

Darlings…

Whether you are feeling romantic or rebellious this Valentines, spend the weekend with me and a hand selected cast of beautiful performers. This is the most elevated, sensual, luxurious show I’ve ever put together. The sexy stuff is sexier than ever. The funny stuff is funnier that ever. The epic stuff is, you get the point. I am really excited to see you.

I am premiering a brand new act that will leave you breathless. I hope to transport you to someplace magical that you’ve only dreamed about. Plus, I’m doing a very imaginative duet with Jett Adore!

Le Nu is a European-inspired evening where guests will be immersed in the sumptuous surroundings of Carnivale’s Samba Room and served decadent desserts while me and a hand picked collection of amazing musicians, dancers, absurdist clowns and more entertain you. Beyond that, I dare not share the indulgent details of this steamy show. You’ll have to be there to find out. Trust me, you will never be the same.

It is the perfect addition to your romantic plans for Valentine’s weekend. I hope to see you there.

SIX INTIMATE SHOWS – February 13 and 14

Ticket price includes dessert
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You’re Valentine’s Plans are Here…

LeNu-PosterIdea01-smFor more than a decade, Michelle L’amour has been bringing Chicago the sexiest productions and shows. From founding the internationally acclaimed “Naked Girls Reading” to producing and starring in last year’s Playboy Halloween party at the Soho House to consistently being one of the world’s top burlesque showgirls, her luxuriously sexy shows are not to be missed.

BPT_buy_tickets_largeAnd now, Michelle L’amour brings you an entirely new show – “Le Nu” (Naked) – an intimate and daring European inspired evening like Chicago has never seen. Guests will be immersed in the sumptuous surroundings of Carnivale’s “Samba Room” and served decadent desserts while being tantalized by Miss L’amour and a hand selected group of the most amazing acts and musicians in the world. Beyond that, we dare not share the indulgent details of this steamy show. You’ll have to be there to find out! Trust us, you will never be the same.

Seating is so limited that it is like you’re getting a private show.

Have an incredible dinner at Carnivale and then join us upstairs for the hottest night of winter. It’s the perfect Valentine’s Date.

TICKET PRICE INCLUDES A SPECIAL CHEF’S SELECTION DESSERT TRIO FLIGHT OF:

Chocolate and Peanut Butter Cigar, Tres Leches with Espresso Fondant, AND Passion Fruit Tart.


The Chicago Reader has called Michelle L’amour “Devastatingly Erotic”.

Chicago Magazine says, “L’amour is demure and alluring, graceful and wild, with hands like trained doves. When she’s introduced, the house explodes and she always kills.”

The New York Post says she “brings down the house”.


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ONE HOT NIGHT THIS SUMMER – AUG 28

WIGGLEROOM-POSTER-AUG2015-smMichelle L’amour’s Wiggle Room All-Stars!!
Friday, August 28th at The Abbey
Doors at 9:00pm // 21+

Woops! We’ve gone and put together a show that is TOO BIG for our normal venue. We’ve got world class burlesque performers and all-star comics spilling out all over the place.

Good news is, you can see this fabulous show ONE NIGHT ONLY at one of Chicago’s best venue, The Abbey Pub (3420 W Grace). We’re bringing back Wiggle Room alumni that have gone on to fame and fortune, as well as some of your most requested comics. It’s time to laugh your ass off while we shake ours at the BIGGEST BURLESQUE AND COMEDY SHOW IN THE CITY!

Comedians include:
Liza Treyger – New York (Comedy Central)
Marty DeRosa – New York
Mike Lebovitz – Chicago
and Adam Burke – Chicago (Doug Loves Movies, Funny or Die, Just For Laughs)
AND MORE!

Burlesque Dancers include:
Michelle L’amour – Chicago (Burlesque Hall of Fame 2005, America’s Got Talent)
The Chicago Starlets – Chicago (Burlesque Hall of Fame, World’s Best Group 2010)


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New Show – the SHIMMY SHACK: Live Blues, Booze and Burlesque

SHACK-POSTER-IDEA-03-SMOn August 6, we’re back with another installment of Shimmy Shack! Get down and dirty with some rockin’ Chicago blues! Join us for this great new event, The Shimmy Shack at Township for a night of burlesque striptease, wiggling GoGo dancers,  live music from the Chicago Blues Angels, vintage stag films and sleazy beats by DJ Franky Vivid.

Michelle L’amour and the Chicago Starlets bring you this night of debauchery for ONE NIGHT ONLY.

Get your tix here!


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Marc Maron’s Impromptu Set at Wiggle Room

Marc Maron at Wiggle Room June 13, 2014. Photo by Mike White

Marc Maron at Wiggle Room June 13, 2014. Photo by Mike White

Last night we were visited by the amazing Marc Maron, who took the stage after the show to do an impromptu (and I must say geniusy) set. Kinda made us all want to go get ice cream. Not only was he incredibly funny, but he was a gracious and charismatic gentleman. Even though he decided during his set that he was going to establish the type of relationship with Michelle L’amour that she would always find him disappointing, he certainly did no such thing.  If you were not in the intimate crowd last night, you missed a great show. You never know what you might see at Wiggle Room.  What a night.


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June Burlesque in Chicago

The new BASIC burlesque session begins at Studio L’amour this week! There are 5 spots left in the Wed basic with Frenchie Kiss and 8 spots left in the Thurs basic with Lady Ginger. Registration is also now available for the SUMMER session starting the week of June 30. Register

If you’re in Vegas this weekend, I’ll be performing at The Burlesque Hall of Fame at the Orleans Hotel on Sunday, June 8th, and I will also be reading in a special edition of Naked Girls Reading in Vegas (proceeds benefit the Burlesque Hall of Fame) on June 7th. For info on all Vegas BHOF happenings, check out http://bhofweekend.com/.

Then, I will be back in Chicago gearing up for the Student Showcase and WIGGLE ROOM ALL STARS at Joe’s on Weed St.

WIGGLEROOM-POSTER-JUNE2014On June 27 Wiggle Room All Stars features burlesque dancers Gal Friday and Peekabo Pointe from NYC and comics, Drew Michael, Brian Babylon and Al Jackson. Hosted by Adam Burke. You can get tix to one show or a discounted ticket to both! – Tix

And don’t forget to sign up for Studio L’amour Summer Camp! Register for classes a la carte or take the full day of classes for a discount.

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