Chicago’s Top Burlesque Shows

Unbridled at Untitled
Chicago’s most stimulating variety show every Thursday night. Show changes weekly.

Date: Thursdays at 9
Price: Dinner show

Burlesque is More at The Annoyance Theater
The sexy and hilarious Annoyance classic is coming back to the stage to heat things up! Wanna see even more? Add Skinprov! Skinprov is an improv show where the guys and girls strip while they improvise! Even more sexy fun!

Date: Thursdays at 9
Price: $20, $15 for students

Vaudezilla! at Stage 773
Welcome to Chicago burlesque! Come see why VAUDEZILLA! Burlesque Cabaret is Chicago’s top rated burlesque show – you’ll find your seats in Stage 773’s intimate cabaret theatre, where you will enjoy a diverse cast of one-of-a-kind burlesque, drag, and aerial acts ranging from classic Vegas-style showgirls to cutting-edge, gender-non-conforming performance artists, and everything in between! Show theme changes monthly. Directed by Red Hot Annie.

Date: Saturdays at 10:30
Price: $20

Kiss Kiss Cabaret at Uptown Underground
The Kiss Kiss Cabaret brings an explosion of entertainment at the Uptown Underground. Each performance features one of our charming hosts, hilarious comedians, talented musicians, the unforgettable Kiss Kiss Coquettes as well as The Underground Vaudettes, special guests and fun surprises, every show is different! See the BEST in Chicago Burlesque – Burlesque, Comedy, Variety, Magic, Music, Singing Drag Queens, Juggling and More!

Date: Every Friday at 7:30 & Saturdays at 7
Price: $22.50 – $46.50

Vaudeville at Bordel
Vaudeville, curated by Sally Marvel and AJ Le Sacc, is a weekly theater of sensational burlesque, strong magic, and sword swallowing, fire eating, and other unique sideshow acts. Patrons can enjoy a sumptuous evening of sizzling entertainment and late night revelry with exquisite craft cocktails and Spanish tapas from Black Bull’s Kitchen served late.

Date: Thursdays at 10
Price: No Cover

NO-TELL Cabaret at Debonair Social Club
Chicago Reader’s “Best Midweek Burlesque Break” and one of Thrillist’s top 5 “Craziest Parties in Chicago”, Wednesday nights become a weekly sex-capade at Debonair Social Club’s NO-TELL Cabaret.

Date: Wednesdays once a month
Price: No Cover

Kiss Kiss Cabaret at The Den Theater
The Kiss Kiss Cabaret is Chicago’s finest weekly comedy & burlesque cabaret! A different show to delight your fancy every Saturday night, this long-running burlesque variety show was named “Best of Chicago” by The Chicago Reader. Each show is a mix of hilarious hosts, zany musicians, awe-inspiring variety performers and, of course, some of the most talented burlesque beauties Chicago has to offer! See the BEST in Chicago Burlesque – Burlesque, Comedy, Variety, Magic, Music, Juggling and More!

Date: Saturdays
Price: $27


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