"Lil' Steph left out the 2 T's because she knows how to tease" ~Scott Johnston
"Criminally Cute" ~Dr Lucky
Rasputin's Room was also highlighted in the recent Philadelphia Weekly article "One day in Philadelphia: 24 hours of life in the city"
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Philadelphia Burlesque Performer and Producer
The Criminally Cute Lil' Steph is one of Philadelphia's leading burlesque producers and an internationally renown showgirl who has performed in 6 countries. She has been dazzling audiences and turning the world on with her smile since 2006. Lil' Steph is the producer of Philadelphia's poshest burlesque show Rasputin's Room, every 3rd Friday of the month at Ruba since 2013. She has also produced the neo burlesque show Glitter Mania, the sumptuous Sin Cities, newbie revue Tassel Twirling Tyros and was the producer of Bravissimo Burlesque which ran from 2010-2013. You can catch Lil' Steph every First Friday in Old City at Portside Parlor for their art show.The petite coquette was the resident gogo vixen at Philly's original rock and roll dance party, the legendary Fast Cheap and Out of Control for 9 years. As one of Philadelphia's most sought after performers, she has performed at such events as Diabolique Fetish Ball, Philadelphia Tattoo Arts Convention, Burlesque -n- Beyond, and The Philadelphia Fringe Festival's Late Nite Cabaret. Lil' Steph has guest starred with Philadelphia Burlesque troupes The Peek-a-Boo Revue and The Cabaret Administration. She has intoxicated the room at Philly venues like Johnny Brenda's, The Trocodaro, Blue Martini, Plays and Players, World Cafe Live, The TLA, Underground Arts, PhilaMOCA, Tabu and Voyeur.
Being one of Philly's premier burlesque performers has given Lil' Steph the opportunity to perform in top notch shows up and down the Eastern Seaboard and beyond! She has tantalized audiences in Harrisburg, Scranton, Jim Thorpe, Boston, NYC, Long Island, D.C, Newark, Atlantic City, Wilmington, Charleston and Las Vegas. Lil' Steph has brought her adorable stage presence to venues like Palace of Wonders, Beehive, Beat Hotel, The Queen Theatre, The Note, Slipper Room, The General, Nurse Bettie , Employee's Only, Hotel Chantelle, The Triad, The Bowery Poetry Club, Roxy and Dukes, and The Mauch Chunk Opera House. She has appeared in such shows as Brick City Burlesque, Drunken Dragon Nights, Shaken and Stirred, Kitty Nights, Tilted Torch Burlesque, Sugar Shack Burlesque, Behind the Velvet Curtain and Burlesque-a Pades. Lil' Steph has performed with top notch bands such as Broadway Brassy and the Brass Knuckles as well as the infamous Brian Newman Quartet.
Lil' Steph has made the festival circuit performing in The Burlesque Hall of Fame 2010, The PA Burlesque Festival 2012, The Carolina Burlesque Festival 2013 where she won the title "Most Classic" and The New York Burlesque Festival 2014. Lil' Steph toured Europe in 2014 and 2015 performing in international festivals and top notch shows. She has performed in Pretty Propaganda (Paris), Hamburg (Queen Calavera), Rome (Caput Mundi International Burlesque Showcase), London (World Burlesque Games) and Prague (Prague Burlesque Royal)
Friday September 4th
First Friday Art Show
30 S. 2nd st. Philadelphia
Wednesday September 9
106 Norfolk St. NYC
Thursday September 17
1200 Callowhill St, Philadelphia
Friday September 18th
Lil' Steph presents Rasputin's Room: Philly's Poshest Burlesque Show!
Featuring: Lil' Steph, Broadway Brassy, Calamity Chang, Lily Faye, Hattie Harlow, with kitten Dolce Vita
416 Green St, Philadelphia Pa
Doors at 9pm Show 10pm.
$12, $15 VIP Reserved Seating
General admission available at the door.
Thursday September 24
The New York Burlesque Festival Teaser Party
The Bell House
149 7th St, Brooklyn
Doors 6:30pm, Show 8pm