Burlesque & Variety Extravaganza and The Classic Performer Competition

Anything goes” to classic accompaniment, all happening on the historic Folly Theater Stage!


The 8th Annual Kansas City Burlesque Festival is at it again! Experience the best in variety and burlesque with Fire, Aerial, Acrobatic, Sideshow, of course, Burlesque and MORE are prime for the first half of this extravagant show!

Next, a handful of top competitors who have been chosen to perform accompanied by our live jazz band take the stage by storm! Our panel of judges will select the best performance and crown our 2018 Queen of the Kansas City Burlesque Festival! Don’t miss Kansas City’s ONLY live burlesque and jazz collaboration on the historic Folly Stage!


About Kansas City Burlesque Festival:  

Kansas City Burlesque is reveling in its 8th year of bringing top-notch talent to Kansas City since 2011! Housed by Kansas City Burlesque LLC, the festival’s host company, Burlesque Downtown Underground is a professional modern burlesque company in their 10th year of entertainment. BDU has been proud to host the Kansas City Burlesque Festival and performs monthly shows around Kansas City. Kansas City Burlesque LLC. is dedicated to the advancement of the worldwide burlesque revival by creating fun, classy, artful, high-performance tickle and tease, aimed to entertain Kansas City audiences and beyond, and is comprised of professional actors, dancers, aerialists, contortionists, magicians, fire performers, and singers.

Tickets: $27 – $57 | Boxes: $400 (Entire Box/Please call Folly Box Office)


Learn More: http://www.kcburlesque.com/Festival.html


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Calendar Saturday May 05, 2018

Clock 7:30 PM

Ticket $27 - $57 | Boxes: $400 (Entire Box)

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The Folly Theater

300 West 12th Street

Kansas City, MO 64105

Ticket Office 816.474.4444