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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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...
Neo-Burlesque
Neo-Burlesque (or "New Burlesque") is the revival and updating of the traditional American burlesque performance. Though based on the traditional Burlesque art, the new form encompasses a wider range ...
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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...
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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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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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.
Thi...
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Lesburlesque
Lesburlesque is a British troupe of over thirty burlesque performers that perform on the cabaret circuit. They are notable for being the first and only burlesque troupe in the UK that performs lesbia...
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Palace Theatre, Boston
The Palace Theatre (ca.1891-1931) of Boston, Massachusetts was a variety theatre on Court Street in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Acts which performed there included Rose Hill Folly Co., Cli...
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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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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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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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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...
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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New York Burlesque Festival
The New York Burlesque Festival is an annual four-day event that takes place in New York City each fall.
The festival premiered in 2003 and was founded by Jen Gapay of Thirsty Girl Productions alo...
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