Venue Details

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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3.7 / 5 Rated by 51 members
Review from Nicole O.
12 events 3 reviews

The show consists of an MC who looks like a washed up burlesque dancer, a 40-something sword swallower, a male juggler and one female performer who performs two burlesque dances. If you have nothing else to do you might consider checking it out...continued

reviewed Dec 12 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from nektala
6 events 1 review

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

reviewed Dec 12 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from Marco
34 events 22 reviews

Loved it nice and funny show

reviewed Feb 16 2013 report as inappropriate
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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.

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