Productions

Sally Marvel is a one woman sideshow and an independent producer of burlesque and variety entertainment. She also co-produces Vaudeville the Show with AJ Sacco, voted “Chicago’s Best Magician” 3 years in a row by the Chicago Reader. Vaudeville is a rotating theatre of sexy, magical, and weird entertainment showcasing some Chicago’s best burlesque and variety performers every Thursday night at Bordel. Vaudeville was voted one of the hottest burlesque shows in Chicago by the Thrillist with specific mention given to Sally’s sword swallowing, fire eating, and human pincushion acts. The production was also featured in WOW air magazine for international travel.

If you are looking for an evening of magical, sexy, and weird entertainment, look no further! From stage shows to ambient entertainment, Sally will help make your event unforgettable. See a sampling of her current ongoing productions below.

Current Productions

Vaudeville

at Bordel


Every Thursday
Doors: 7:00 PM
Shows: 10:30 PM & 11:30 PM.
No Cover!

Sally & AJ present “Vaudeville”, a rotating theatre of sexy, magical, and weird entertainment showcasing some of Chicago’s best variety performers. 

Vaudeville was voted one of the hottest burlesque shows in Chicago by the Thrillist. Enjoy an evening of dazzling entertainment with a craft cocktail or tapas from Black Bull’s kitchen served late.

Reservations are not required, but booth seating can be reserved at bordelchicago.com

Velvet

at Bordel


Every Friday
Doors: 7:00 PM
Shows: 2 pop-up performances after 10:30 PM.
No cover!

Spontaneous Cabaret performances and sexy beats weave together to form a lush tapestry for Bordel’s Velvet. Be seduced by the sights, sounds, and flavors of Paris as you are transported to the licentious quarters of Pigalle & Montmartre. Pop-up burlesque begins after 10:30 PM.

Reservations are not required, but booth seating can be reserved at bordelchicago.com

Bikes & Burlesque

at Cobra Lounge


One Wednesday a month
Doors: 11:00 AM
Shows: 9:00 PM & 10:00 PM
No cover!

BIKES & BURLESQUE is a special treat one Wednesday a month April through November at Cobra Lounge. Take a break from the bikes to come inside and enjoy some burlesque. See 2 unique sets at 9 PM & 10 PM.

Bikes & Burlesque is part of Pints & Pistons, a a sidewalk cafe celebration of motorcycles running every Wednesday Night through November. Come down, hang out and talk shop with other area riders. Enjoy great food plus beer and drink specials.


Noteworthy Past Productions:

Cabaret A Go-Go at Bordel (Chicago, 2017-2019)
Lake Shore Harley Davidson’s Friggatriskaidekaphobia: stage show (Libertyville, 2017)
Motoblot burlesque & variety shows (Chicago, 2017 – 2019)
Triumph Motorcycle’s Back In Black Tour: variety acts stage show (Chicago, 2017)