Spectacularly Burlesque, Friday May 4th, 7pm at Opera House KC (500 Walnut, KCMO)

The first show and kick-off to the 8th Annual Kansas City Burlesque Festival! Burlesque performers from near and far storm the historic Opera House KC Stage! This open category of spectacular performance involves a wide array of burlesque from both classic and modern, that will entertain and inspire audiences and performers alike! Absolutely NO REFUNDS will be issued.


Late Night Stage Strut, Friday May 4th, 9:30pm at Opera House KC (500 Walnut, KCMO)

The late-night, "sexy" show for the 8th Annual Kansas City Burlesque Festival!

Stay after Spectacularly Burlesque, or join us (if you are just starting your burlesque-filled weekend), for an ultra steamy, super sultry, high-energy hoochi coo, ultimate tease, satirical strut and much, much more! Your favorite performers from Kansas City and across the nation bring passion to life in this late night, sexy, flirty fun show! Absolutely NO REFUNDS will be issued.


Burlesque & Variety Extravaganza and The Classic Performer Competition, May 5th, 7:30pm at

The Folly Theater (1641, 300 W 12th St, KCMO)

“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!


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