Big Deal Burlesque, New Orleans' own touring burlesque show, returns to Wharton's in Covington on Saturday, September 22 for its monthly showcase of cabaret performances. The show starts at 10pm, admission is $8. Ages 18+ only.
The show is comprised of a rotational all-star cast of dancers, aerialists, musicians, drag artists and sideshow acts. This month's show features guests from across the country, including comedy by Katie East, Boylesque by Eros Sea, Burlesque by Madame Mystere, Persé Fanny, and producer Roxie le Rouge.
Produced by Roxie Le Rouge, Big Deal Burlesque has been touring the Gulf Coast for seven years. Roxie le Rouge has had an important role in the resurrection of burlesque in New Orleans as well as all along the Gulf Coast, having contributed 11+ years in the community. A BFA in dance, attention to detail and costumes that are truly labors of love all make this lady a powerhouse. Roxie is a nationally-recognized name and often lovingly referred to as "The Best Booty in the Big Easy!"
Wharton’s, also known as The Green Room, founded in 2017, was established to provide residents and visitors with outstanding live music, original, fresh cocktails, and an atmosphere that's at once cool and casual. Located at 521 E. Boston St. in historic Downtown Covington, it is nestled steps away from the opulent Southern Hotel, several award-winning restaurants, boutique shops and art galleries.
Louisiana is known worldwide for its music, and Wharton’s features a broad spectrum of local and international talent that represents Blues, Jazz, Dixieland, Zydeco, Bayou Funk, and myriad other variations that make up the musical gumbo that is Louisiana.