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New York Burlesque Festival

(Sept. 27-30, 2018)

The largest burlesque festival of its kind, now in its 16th year, features more than 100 performers from around the world (including circus artistes, DJs and male ecdysiasts) at five New York nightspots.

Sept. 27: “The Teaser Party” at Public Arts in Public Hotel (215 Chrystie St.)

Sept. 28: “The Premiere Party” at Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Ave., Brooklyn)

Sept. 29: “The Saturday Spectacular”  at Sony Hall (245 W. 46th St)

Sept. 30: “The Burlesque Bazaar & Showcase” at The Tippler (425 W. 15th St.)

Sept. 30: “The Golden Pastie Awards” at The Highline Ballroom (431 W. 16th St.)

Individual admissions vary; VIP four-day pass, $145; Crystal VIP pass, $270