Venue Details

103 Star Starred
Laurie Beechman Theatre
In the basement of The West Bank Cafe 407 West 42nd Street New York City, NY 10036
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Reviews & Ratings

"Le Scandal"
50 ratings
3.7 average rating
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12 events
3 reviews
1 stars
attended Dec 12 2009

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

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6 events
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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34 events
22 reviews
7 stars
attended Feb 16 2013

Loved it nice and funny show

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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


This show is recommended for those ages 18 and older.

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