Burlesque
Burlesque is a literary, dramatic or musical work intended to cause laughter by caricaturing the manner or spirit of serious works, or by ludicrous treatment of their subjects. The word derives from t...
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Victorian burlesque
Victorian burlesque, sometimes known as travesty or extravaganza, is a genre of theatrical entertainment that was popular in Victorian England and in the New York theatre of the mid 19th century. It i...
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American burlesque
American burlesque is a genre of variety show. Derived from elements of Victorian burlesque, music hall and minstrel shows, burlesque shows in America became popular in the 1860s and evolved to featur...
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Irving Place Theatre
The Irving Place Theatre was located at the southwest corner of Irving Place and East 15th Street in the Union Square neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City. Built in 1888, it served as a German lan...
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Windy City Burlesque Festival
The Windy City Burlesque Festival is an annual three-day event in Chicago, Illinois occurring each spring which features live burlesque performances by local and international artists. The mission o...
The Kiralfy Brothers
Imre and Bolossy Kiralfy were highly influential burlesque and spectacle producers in Europe and the USA toward the end of the 19th century. The brothers paved the way for many of our modern day spect...
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Helsinki Burlesque Festival
The Helsinki Burlesque Festival is an annual burlesque festival held in Helsinki, Finland, in late winter every year. The festival was started in 2008 by the Hulapirates Team (Bettie Blackheart, Frank...
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Behind the Burly Q
Behind the Burly Q is a 2010 film documentary looking back at the golden age of Burlesque—one of America's most popular forms of live entertainment in the first half of the twentieth century.
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Great Canadian Burlesque
Great Canadian Burlesque is the longest running Burlesque monthly in Toronto and founders of the Canadian Burlesque Hall of Fame. Notable performers who have been on Great Canadian Burlesque stages a...
La Soirée
La Soirée is an award-winning cabaret/variety show presented by Brett Haylock, Mark Rubinstein and Mick Perrin that debuted in London in October 2010 to rave reviews. The show features a number of art...
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Theatre productions of Dan Leno
Dan Leno (20 December 1860 – 31 October 1904) was an English comedian and stage actor of the Victorian and Edwardian eras, famous for performing in music hall. As a child, he was known for his c...
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Burlesque Hall of Fame
The Burlesque Hall of Fame is the name of the burlesque museum located on Fremont Street in Downtown Las Vegas. Formerly known as Exotic World, the museum historically was located on the site of an ab...
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Miss Exotic World Pageant
The Miss Exotic World Pageant (officially, the Miss Exotic World Pageant and Striptease Reunion) is an annual neo-burlesque pageant and convention, and is the annual showcase event (and fundraiser for...
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King of Burlesque
King of Burlesque is a 1936 musical film about a former burlesque producer played by Warner Baxter who moves into a legitimate theatre and does very well, until he marries a socialite. Sammy Lee rece...
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Star Theater (Portland, Oregon)
The Star Theater, formerly known as Princess Theatre and several other names, is a historic former silent film theater in Portland, Oregon, United States. The address was originally 9 NW Sixth Avenue,...
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Khandie Khisses
Khandie Khisses is a British burlesque performer, photographer and actor. Continually voted by the general public into the top 50 burlesque stars of 2009, 2010 and 2011 and 2012 as well as a top 20 UK...
The Wam Bam Club
The Wam Bam Club is a glamorous cabaret and burlesque show, which runs twice a week. Every Friday night as Wam Bam Late at The Hippodrome, Leicester Square, London and every Saturday night as Wam Bam ...
Dr Sketchy's Anti-Art School
Dr. Sketchy's Anti-Art School is both a burlesque cabaret and life drawing event originating in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, at the Lucky Cat. Dr. Sketchy's was founded in New York City in 2005, by illust...
Vancouver International Burlesque Festival
The Vancouver International Burlesque Festival is an annual event taking place over three days and featuring dancers, comedians and musicians. The festival debuted in February 2006.The first Vancouver...
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Mademoiselle Fifi (dancer)
Mademoiselle Fifi (Stripper) (born 1905) was a cooch dancer whose onstage performance at Winter Garden Theatre on the night of April 20, 1925 was memorialized in The Night They Raided Minsky's. A Phi...
Gaiety Theatre, Boston (1908)
The Gaiety Theatre (1908-1949) or Gayety Theatre of Boston, Massachusetts, was located at no.661 Washington Street near Boylston Street in today's Boston Theater District. It featured burlesque, vaude...
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Burlesque (compilation album)
Burlesque: Seriously Good Music is a compilation album of eclectic and quirky contemporary burlesque and neo-burlesque performers from around the world, released in 2007. It was assembled by CM Murphy...
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