Take a fascinatingly risqué journey through time at this immersive lecture and multi-act burlesque show.
Join the Atlas Obscura Society New York for an evening of bawdy discovery as we delve into the history of burlesque, an enchanting form of performance that has shimmied, shaked, and shifted with the times over a transformative century in America.
The sensational Doctor Lucky, the World’s Premiere Ph(Double)D, will be your guide as we fill your imaginations with titillating tales from the past. Doctor Lucky's long and deep resume includes the production of many popular burlesque shows and the instruction of students at prestigious establishments such as NYU, MICA, and CUNY on “The History of American Burlesque.”
As the evening chronicles the story of burlesque, a dazzling array of in-the-flesh performances will demonstrate a range of burlesque styles from the past and present.
Performers include many of the greatest currently operating in the New York scene: Gin Minsky, Corvette Le Face, Ms. Tickle, and more to be announced!