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.
Rentals include 30 days to start watching this video and 48 hours to finish once started. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Close Menu. A small town singer Christina Aguilera moves to the big city for her chance at stardom when she discovers Burlesque, a glamorous nightclub packed with dancers, sizzling musical numbers, and an owner Cher in need of a star. More purchase options.
A cabaret-styled musical about small-town girl Ali Christina Aguilera , who ventures to Los Angeles and finds her place in a neo-burlesque club run by Tess Cher , a former dancer. The Burlesque Lounge has its best days behind it. Tess struggles to keep the aging theatre alive in the face of distracted dancers and a threat from a wealthy businessman's quest to buy the spot.