Venue Details

74 Star Starred
The Laurie Beechman Theatre
In the basement of The West Bank Cafe 407 West 42nd Street New York City, NY 10036
212-695-6909
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The weather was moderately warm outside. I wore it gets cold inside, so bring a sweater.
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Go inside the cafe, take a left, go straight to the back and down the stair case to your left.
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Reviews & Ratings

39 ratings
3.6 average rating
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18 events
4 reviews
2 stars
attended Nov 14 2009

The performance was just ok and not worth standing in a long line and paying extra $15 per person for a table charge. The small room was packed. The juggler was funny and yoga guy and a sword lady were good.

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1 review
0 stars
attended Dec 12 2009

Show was a LOT of fun. It's a really interesting place, def something new! I went with my girl friend and we both LOVED it! would def refer the show to my friends. The joogling guy was a amazing, so was the sword woman. Over all, the show is a ...continued

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33 events
21 reviews
1 stars
attended Feb 16 2013

Loved it nice and funny show

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More Information

Website

http://www.lescandal.com

Quotes & Highlights

  • “The Le Scandal performers entertain, entice, and enrage all the while redefining what is sexy … One wonders why there isn’t a year-long waiting list to get a piece of this action.” —The Village Voice
  • “This is New Burlesque, the artistic step-sister of stripping … it has been spreading across North America for the past five years, practiced by troupes from New York City (Le Scandal) …” —The New Yorker
  • “The New Burlesque is a way of ushering the old erotic theater out of the straw and stick house of pornography and into the little brick house of downtown art.” —Time
  • “Wilkommen to the Blue Angel Cabaret Le Scandal … part Showgirls, part Broadway Danny Rose.” —The New York Times
  • Le Scandal is the longest-running burlesque show in NYC, with a campy innocence that harks back to the old days of burlesque …” —The Street
  • Le Scandal is the rock star of burlesque! … with lines winding outside the door and an excitable crowd.” — New York Magazine

Description

This show is recommended for those ages 18 and older.