Best burlesque shows in NYC

Where to see burlesque and other sexy after-dark shows.

Nurse Bettie Burlesque

Critics' pick

Shelly "The Singing Siren" Watson hosts this night of burly-Q action at the intimate Nurse Bettie, which features both nightlife newbies and stars of the Gotham scene.

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Nurse Bettie Wednesday March 4 2015 - Wednesday March 25 2015 Free

Spanking the Lower East Side

Critics' pick

The ’50s-pinup–inspired venue Nurse Bettie (named for Bettie Page, one of the 20th century's premier hotsy-totsies) is a natural setting for burlesque performers. This weekly get-together is produced by "Asian sexsation" Calamity Chang, and usually includes six or seven acts, as well as preshow go-go dancers. Prepare to get up close and personal in the small, intimate bar space.

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Nurse Bettie Thursday March 5 2015 - Thursday March 26 2015 Free

The Wiggle Room

Critics' pick

This aptly named affair—"an elegant evening of booze, boobs, laughs…and boobs"—sees host Bradford Scobie welcoming an array of lovely burlesque ladies to the Slipper Room stage.

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Slipper Room Thursday March 5 2015 - Thursday March 26 2015
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Bernie Furshpan
Bernie Furshpan

New Burlesque Late Night Shows at The Metropolitan Room starts in June 2012.