Your Guide to Burlesque Shows & Burly Events happening in and around Kansas City!


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July 7th & 8th Burlesque Downtown Underground, Kansas City’s favorite and longest running Burlesque company, is turning 10!!!


Burlesque Downtown Underground is a professional modern burlesque company reveling in their 10th year of entertainment. BDU has been proud to host the Kansas City Burlesque Festival and performs monthly shows around Kansas City. BDU 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.


Established in July, 2007, BDU is celebrating ten years of entertaining Kansas City audiences. BDU is the longest running burlesque company in Kansas City, and these four shows (all different, with a mix and of performers and emcees (vintage and current!) are marking this Birthday event with what they do best: combining performance art with the art of tease!

Audiences at the 10 year celebration will see various styles of Burlesque including classic, neo, nerdlesque, and perhaps a few surprises they’ll hold back to keep us in suspense. BDU wishes to thank Kansas City audiences for making Burlesque Downtown Underground Kansas City’s favorite place to see Burlesque and hopes you’ll come celebrate with them next weekend.

July 9th Kansas City Burlesque performer Lily Darlin’ of Burlesque Downtown Underground is interviewed by David Eulitt of the Kansas City Star. http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article159973394.html

August 18th

7:00pm GA Tickets Available

9:00PM sold out Burlesque Downtown Underground

heroes & villians show!

Kansas City’s favorite burlesque company BDU takes the stage at the Rivermarket’s Opera House.  TICKETS


Opera House

500 Walnut

Kansas City, MO 64106

September 15th 7pm & 9:30pm

DRAGLESQUE!

When burlesque and drag collide...


Kansas City's own Burlesque Downtown Underground is bringing to you this heads/tails drag-themed show! Is it burlesque? Is it drag? Is it both? IT doesn't matter who, or what, it's going down...For real! BDU is in the River Market, in a historic burlesque house, with an all-star line-up of BDU's Luscious Ladies: all professional actresses, dancers, and singers; Kansas City's finest burlesque company! Get your tickets now, these shows will sell out!


Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3072129


Friday, September 15th with shows at 7pm and 9:30pm

Opera House KC - 500 Walnut St, Kansas City, MO 64106


House will open for the shows 30 minutes prior to show time. Absolutely NO REFUNDS will be issued.

October 28th 7pm & 9:30pm


Join Burlesque Downtown Underground for Halloween IX,  Scared Sexy!

One of the company's most popular themed performances of the calendar year, BDU is taking the stage for their 9th Halloween show! Located in the River Market, in a historic burlesque house, an all-star line-up of BDU's favorite performers: all professional actresses, dancers, and singers; Kansas City's finest burlesque company is ready to scare the pants off you! Get your tickets now, these shows will sell out!

Saturday, October 28th, with two show times, 7pm & 9:30pm


Tickets


Opera House

500 Walnut

Kansas City, MO 64106

operahousekc.com


House will open 30 minutes prior to show time. NO REFUNDS will be issued.

Burlesque Downtown Underground performed original new numbers inspired by challenged books and censorship at the Kansas City Public Library’s ContraBanned 2017 event Sept. 30th.


ContraBanned 2017: An uncensored celebration of the Library and your right to read supports the Library's Outreach and Education programs, as proceeds from ContraBanned will be donated by the Friends to KCPL. Support your Public Library today.

Saturday, November 18th

7pm and 9:30pm

Opera House KC

500 Walnut Kansas City, MO 64106


Tickets:

https://bduparlour.brownpapertickets.com

 

Join Burlesque Downtown Underground for this unique styling of Steampunk burlesque! Riding off the coattails of cosplay, and the company's ever popular Heroes & Villains show, this performance is not to be missed! Located in the River Market, in a historic burlesque house which is now Opera House KC; BDU is bringing to you an all-star line-up of BDU's favorite performers! The burlesque company includes professional actors, dancers, and singers; bringing you Kansas City's finest burlesque!

Special Guest, Fire Performer Scarlet Sinferno!

Photograph by Steve Thompson

PERFORMERS


APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN FOR THE 8TH ANNUAL

KANSAS CITY BURLESQUE FESTIVAL


A deadline extension for performer applications has been granted. Please have your completed applications in no later than Sunday, February 11th at midnight. Thank you!


Thursday, May 3rd through Saturday, May 5th 2018

Opera House KC &

The Folly Theater


Thursday, May 3rd – Performer Social

Friday, May 4th – Spectacularly Burlesque & Late Night Stage Strut

Saturday, May 5th – Burlesque & Variety Extravaganza and

The Classic Performer Competition

Saturday, February 10th, 2018

Two show times,

7pm & 9:30pm


TICKETS


Musical Theater Heritage

2450 Grand Blvd #301, Kansas City, MO 64108

Box Office: (816) 221-6987



Burlesque Downtown Underground - BDU's 10th Annual Valentine's Show!!! "Addictive to Love", is a VDay themed show encompassing love, lust and down-right haughty naughtiness that comes with this season! A perfect way to celebrate Valentine's: grab your sweetheart, your ladies, and friends and enjoy performances full of love, heartache and sex-appeal all tied with a bow in this classy burlesque show!


Join the Luscious Ladies of BDU for this annual Valentine's Day tradition on Saturday, February 10th at Musical Theater Heritage in Crown Center (3rd floor).


Show times: 7:00pm & 9:30pm

Burlesque Downtown Underground at Opera House KC

On Saturday, March 10th, 2018 join BDU at Opera House KC in the historic River Market district, Kansas City's own Burlesque Downtown Underground takes the stage! With an all-star line up of BDU's Luscious Ladies, including fire burlesque performer, Scarlett Sinferno and the ever-clever Lucky Deluxe! Join us for a titillating night with two shows, 7pm and 9:30pm, filled with food, drink and fun in this historic vaudevillian and burlesque house in Kansas City!


For the 7:00pm show time, house/venue opens at 6:30pm. For the 9:30pm show time, house/venue opens at 9pm. We ask that you arrive no earlier then when house is set to open! All seating is general admission and on a first-come, first serve basis. Some seating may be obscured or have a partial view. TVs with a live feed of the show are placed around the venue and bar for comfortable viewing. House will open for the shows 30 minutes prior to show time.

Absolutely NO REFUNDS will be issued.


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