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Burlesque - 1946 - Broadway


Belasco Theatre (Broadway)

(New York, NY)
111 West 44th St.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 9, 2021
Come What May, a tribute to the greatest movie musicals of all time including Moulin Rouge, Rocketman, The Greatest Showman, A Star is Born and Burlesque, will head out on a major national theatre tour this September, playing across the UK including at the Mercury Theatre Colchester, the Mayflower Theatre Southampton, the New Theatre Royal Lincoln and Buxton Opera House.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 9, 2021
Due to demand, Japan Society has announced 5 additional performances in the upcoming run of Kuro Tanino's The Dark Master.  
by Stephi Wild - Jun 30, 2021
The season will see a season of incredible British Drag, including RuPaul's Drag Race favourites Joe Black, and Ginny Lemon both take to the West End stage with solo shows, and more!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 29, 2021
Francine (Twin Peaks: The Phenomenon (SHOWTIME), The Pink Room Burlesque) hosts and sings in-between champagne breaks and costume changes. There's no telling whether she'll sing Sinatra or Gaga but she'll do it her way because she was born this way. 
by Stephi Wild - Jun 29, 2021
Featuring incredible international guest companies, INTERLUDE in the CLOSE will culminate with a week of performances from Lost in Translation including Circus Lates. These unique and inspirational evenings of live entertainment journey through cabaret, burlesque, circus sideshow and contemporary variety.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2021
The full line-up of arts and cultural events has been revealed for Hope Mill Theatre’s three-week festival, HOPE FEST, which runs in Ancoats, Manchester from 16th July – 8th August. The festival will take place inside a large theatre tent which will accommodate 250 capacity, based beside New Islington Tram Station.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2021
The 16th Annual Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival has announced the 2021 Tennessee Williams Institute (TWI).  TWI 2021 offers workshops in creative responses to censorship and a symposium on attempts to censor theaters from Ancient Greece to Soviet Russia – and to America during Tennessee Williams' lifetime and now. 
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 29, 2021
Speakeasy - Times Square, an all-inclusive, immersive supper club experience that combines lavish performances with a deliciously decadent cocktail, dinner, and nightclub experience, is now in performances at Times Square’s legendary eatery, Bond 45 in the Hotel Edison.
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 28, 2021
This week (June 28- July 4) in live streaming: Emma Kingston and Josh Gad visit Backstage Live, Tovah Feldshuh in Becoming Dr. Ruth, a Jenn Colella Masterclass, and so much more!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 25, 2021
Awesome Theatre and Chinatown Historian Marc Pomerleau (The Fighting History of SF Chinatown) are teaming up again for EMPRESS YEE AND THE MAGICAL HISTORY OF CHINATOWN, a new documentary that tells the story of Cynthia Yee, a burlesque dancer, entertainer, educator, tour guide, all-around mover and shaker and bender of traditional norms, born, raised, and still creating magic in San Francisco's Chinatown.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 23, 2021
I'm Yours, Maddy is an original Burlesque Comedy Cabaret that explores modern topics such as woman's rights, sexual health, and taboo social issues; through a vintage lens.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 23, 2021
Due to demand, Japan Society has announced 5 additional performances in the upcoming run of Kuro Tanino’s The Dark Master.  Originally slated for 16 performances, this in-person virtual reality theater event, performed for just 10 audience members at a time, will now play 21 performances from Wednesday, June 23 through Monday, June 28.  
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 23, 2021
Seattle's historic Jewelbox Theatre in Belltown reopens its doors to live performance with this sprawling and intricately-woven show. Den of Thieves takes place across all three floors of the Rendezvous, including its underground grotto and Red Velvet Lounge, with a performance that ebbs and flows at the whims of its guests. Schmooze with a cast of lovable villains, discover a dangerous world of secrets, or simply kick back and enjoy an evening of live music, burlesque, and immersive entertainment.
by - Jun 22, 2021
Come inside where tipsy temptation awaits at Speakeasy, an electrifying entertainment-mixology experience that serves up an unforgettable evening of performances and five finely crafted cocktails, all included in the price of your ticket. 
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 22, 2021
The 2021 BorderLight International Theatre + Fringe Festival announces the lineup for the 2021 BorderLight VIRTUAL Fringe Festival, which includes 33 distinct live streamed and on-demand virtual works, interactive and genre-bending online experiences, as well as self-guided audio adventures.
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 21, 2021
This week (June 21-28) in live streaming: Kate Reinders, Amanda Kloots and Jennifer Nettles visit Backstage Live, Fredi Walker-Browne shares Ten Minute Tidbits, a Kerry Butler masterclass, Tovah Feldshuh in Becoming Dr. Ruth, and so much more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 21, 2021
Find out what's coming to HBO Max in July! It’s time to get your squad together to watch the Tunes play the Goons in “Space Jam: A New Legacy.” In the film, basketball champion and global icon LeBron James goes on an epic adventure alongside the timeless Tune Bugs Bunny and the Tune Squad in this animated/live-action event.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 18, 2021
Nancy Manocherian's the cell theatre will launch two indoor, live-and-in-person alt-drag and burlesque series throughout the summer: The Freak Affair and Unforgivable Emotional Carnivore.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 17, 2021
The Performing Garage has announced Kaneza Schaal: Towards A New Collectivity, a partnership with theater maker Kaneza Schaal. She will invite a group of artists to develop work at The Performing Garage with the long-term goal of building a new creative ecosystem.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 16, 2021
Cabaret De Paris celebrates old-fashioned showgirl glamour combined with the skill of adagio dancers, aerial pole artistry, comedy circus performers, quick change acts, illusionists, and of course the famous French Cancan Dancers!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2021
Holly-Anne Devlin has announced the premiere of Speakeasy - Times Square, an all-in-one immersive supper club experience that combines lavish performances with a deliciously decadent drink, dinner, and nightclub experience. Speakeasy sets up summer residency at Times Square’s legendary eatery Bond45 in the Hotel Ediso
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 14, 2021
This week (June 14-20) in live streaming: Rita Moreno visits Backstage Live, Show of Titles on demand, a Kerry Butler master class, a Guys and Dolls reunion, and so much more!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 11, 2021
Players Circle Performing Arts Center at the Shell Factory has announced its partnership with the Jewish Federation of Lee and Charlotte Counties and YI❤️Jewish (a Division of Yiddishkayt Initiative) to begin a series of Jewish themed programming at PLAYERS CIRCLE.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 10, 2021
Get set to be served a cabaret banquet of the biggest, boldest, and brightest performers at the 21st Adelaide Cabaret Festival, kicking off tonight with the sold-out red-carpet event, The Variety Gala at Adelaide Festival Centre's Festival Theatre.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 8, 2021
“Party-inducing” queer performance company The Neon Coven continues their 'Come On Out' Summer Performance Series with BURLESQUE: Pop Divas of Pride, performing LIVE for one night only on Thursday, July 22 at 3 Dollar Bill in East Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
by Josh Stent - Jul 7, 2021
After opening to glowing reviews in Sydney, Channing Tatum's Magic Mike Live has arrived in Melbourne to mesmerize admires of the male physique in the world's largest spiegeltent, The Arcadia. While this 90-minute male review has a R18+ rating and definitely seduces and titillates, it also empowers women, and features fantastic dancing, burlesque, aerial and circus performances, giving ticket holders a great 'bang' for their buck.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 28, 2021
Emily-Jane Crittenden's debut production, the Neon Cat Cabaret, on Thursday, August 5 from 9pm at Leyton Jubilee Park is guaranteed to enthrall, excite and delight attendees with the stunning performances of its world-famous cast worthy of Proud Cabaret and Café de Paris.
by Gil Kaan - Jul 25, 2021
The Actors’ Gang Theater has just begun streaming their live virtual production of WE LIVE ON, based on the 1970 Hard Times by Studs Terkel. Directed by Actors’ Gang’s artistic director Tim Robbins, WE LIVE ON is performed in three parts. Had a chance to have a fun chat with Patti Tippo, who’s playing legendary burlesque dancer Sally Rand.  
by Stephi Wild - Jul 22, 2021
Assembly Festival will host an exciting mix of theatre, dance, circus, comedy, music, and more, from Thursday 29 July to Sunday 29 August. Alongside this there will be a stimulating digital programme presented live or on-demand hosted on Assembly's new online venue, Assembly Showcatcher.   
by Team BWW - Jul 22, 2021
Tune in tonight to find out who made the Top 15 in our High School category and tomorrow for the College category. Until then, meet our panel of esteemed judges!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 22, 2021
Concourse Dance Bar welcomes a brand new monthly variety show that is set to dazzle starting Wednesday, July 28th.
by Stephen Mosher - Jul 20, 2021
Early in her career Deborah Stone used her body as a dancer in demand and left her voice to its own devices. Now, the singing actress from The Snarks has found that her voice works just as well when set to music as it does when reciting dialogue, and the cabaret community has taken to that voice like a toddler to an ice cream cake.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 20, 2021
Created and produced by Ben Franklin, Jason Mejias, Joshua Dean and Mr. Gorgeous, this “All-Male Cirquelesque Revue” is celebrating 10 years of playful and saucy extravaganzas celebrating the art of circus and burlesque.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 20, 2021
Tickets for the Studio season in the Mercury's refurbished theatre, go on sale on Tuesday 20 July at 10:30am. Learn more about the full lineup and how to purchase tickets here!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 20, 2021
The New York Burlesque Festival returns with a Summer Sizzler showcase, Saturday, August 21st at the new City Winery welcoming back the festival to the stage and to rev you up for our fall festivities! 
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 2, 2021
Back in 2014, opera singer & producer David Serero recorded the original demos of 'Scarface, The Al Capone Musical.' He always believed that American gangster Al Capone and his lavish lifestyle could be an excellent subject for a musical.
by TV Scoop - Jul 19, 2021
Get all the scoop on TO TELL THE TRUTH, airing on ABC on Tuesday, August 3, 2021!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 15, 2021
Contemporary arts center OZ Arts Nashville today announced its lineup of dynamic programming for the 2021-22 season, which features dance, theater and multimedia performances by influential contemporary artists and ensembles from around the world, as well as groundbreaking national and local artists.
by Stephen Mosher - Jul 14, 2021
A wise man once said that art isn't easy. Well, life isn't either, and since life inspires art, the performers of the small venue circuit of New York City may be leaning into the pandemic for source material, for a while. Or for as long as they need to.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jul 14, 2021
The A Lot More Me tour is now slated to kick off in Detroit at MotorCity Casino hitting New York, Atlanta, Seattle, Los Angeles and San Francisco.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 14, 2021
Speakeasy - Times Square, an all-in-one immersive mixology experience that combines the worlds of burlesque, cirque, illusionists, and musical theater with a decadent cocktail, dining, and nightclub experience, will extend performances throughout the summer due to popular demand.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 14, 2021
​​​​​​​ After a 17-month hiatus from live performances, JAG Productions returns to the stage with the Theatre on the Hill outdoor summer series, hosted by King Arthur Baking Company and running August 13–September 12. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 14, 2021
It has been a long and hard wait, but as live shows return to New York City,  Hotsy Totsy will return to the stage with a brand new burlesque tribute to Gene Roddenberry's Star Trek! With nine different TV series, countless books, comic books and a movie franchise, Star Trek is one of the most beloved science fiction franchises in the world.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 14, 2021
Independent Project Records the recently relaunched record label, confirmed today that they will be reissuing expanded editions of two debut albums from their back catalog including Arizona's experts of Shoegaze, Half String's A Fascination With Heights (1996) and Scenic's haunting 1995 Instrumental album Incident at Cima (1995) on September 17, 2021.  
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 14, 2021
New York City's acclaimed variety arts ensemble, the Bindlestiff Family Cirkus, presents Flatbed Follies, bringing performing arts to neighborhoods that have minimal arts programming and those areas hit hardest by COVID.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 11, 2021
For those who'd prefer to watch theatre from the comfort of their own home - Selina's fun, 'coming of age' play 'Fruit Salad' will be available as part of the GM Fringe Digital Events programme for the whole of September!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 2, 2021
Among the first shows to be back on stage are 2019 hit show Bromance (3 – 29 Aug) – a cutting edge show that wittily explores male companionship and its limits, from experimental acrobatic circus company Barely Methodical Troupe, and Nonsense Room Productions' interactive musical show You Choose (3 – 22 Aug) based on Pippa Goodhard and Nick Sharratt's picture book. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 2, 2021
Manchester’s Hope Mill Theatre has had to cancel this week’s 5 performances of ‘Celebration of Musicals’ at the Hope Fest festival with potentially devastating effects for the event’s finances.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 1, 2021
Myra is dead; long live Myra! Realising that she stands to miss out on the most attention she'll ever receive, Myra DuBois brings forward her own funeral to make sure people get it right. After postponement for over a year due to the pesky pandemic, Myra DuBois, songbird of the North, is finally able to take her smash hit Edinburgh Festival show on the road.