The Van Ella Bordella is BACK! After a long hiatus, The Van Ella Bordella, New Orleans' beloved Storyville spectacle, is back with an all new show, original music, and the courtesans you know and love, all with taking the necessary precautions. Welcome to the Van Ella Bordella, an infamous house of ill repute. Join Madam Lola van Ella and her intoxicating and charming courtesans for an evening of debauchery, scandal, decadent delights and scintillating Victorian era brothel history. Bring your open mind, a daring sense of adventure and leave your inhibitions at the door for an immersive, theatrical and fabulous evening of burlesque harlotry.
The Van Ella Bordella is an immersive, storytelling burlesque experience featuring top tier and award winning performers from around the country. Utilizing comedy, singing, live music, and an exciting mix of solo and group performances, The Van Ella Bordella is a sure fire crowd pleaser that leaves audiences cheering for more. Produced and curated by critically acclaimed, international showgirl Lola van Ella, her Bordella has toured to sold out crowds in Kansas City, Denver, Colorado Springs, Santa Fe, Atlanta, Orlando, St. Louis and beyond, and most recently opened for cabaret artist and actress Sandra Bernhard. The show has been described as, "mind blowing", "sexy, hilarious and unexpected", and "one of the best shows" they've ever seen by audiences, promoters and venue owners alike. Join Madam Lola and her courtesans for scintillating and historical evening you'll never forget! Tipping is encouraged and appreciated!
All photos courtesy of Michael Alford