The Burlesque Lounge has its best days behind it. Tess, a retired dancer and owner of the venue, struggles to keep the aging theater alive, facing all kinds of financial and artistic challenges. With the Lounge’s troupe members becoming increasingly distracted by personal problems and a threat coming from a wealthy businessman’s quest to buy the spot from Tess, the good fortune seems to have abandoned the club altogether. Meanwhile, the life of Ali, a small-town girl from Iowa, is about to change dramatically. Hired by Tess as a waitress at the Lounge, Ali escapes a hollow past and quickly falls in love with the art of burlesque. Backed by newfound friends amongst the theater’s crew, she manages to fulfill her dreams of being on stage herself. Things take a dramatic turn though when Ali’s big voice makes her become the main attraction of the venue.
Tagline:It takes a legend… to make a star
Cast:Alan Cumming, Allison Kyler, Baldeep Singh, Blair Redford, Cam Gigandet, Catherine Natale, Chelsea Traille, Cher, Christina Aguilera, David Walton, Denise Faye, Dianna Agron, Eric Dane, Glynn Turman, Gwen Van Dam, Isabella Hofmann, James Brolin, JaQuel Knight, Jonathon Trent, Julianne Hough, Katelynn Tilley, Katerina Mikailenko, Kristen Bell, Michael Landes, Paula Van Oppen, Peter Gallagher, Stanley Tucci, Stephen Lee, Tanee McCall, Terrence Jenkins, Tisha French, Tyne Stecklein, Wendy Benson-Landes