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The PA Burlesque Festival has gone from a coveted, well-kept secret to one of northeastern Pennsylvania's most anticipated events!

Now in its 8th year, the PABF continues to bring the very best in Burlesque from across the USA and far beyond. Join hostess Madame Corsetiere at the historic Mauch Chunk Opera House for two electrifying nights of excitement, fun, and unabashed sex appeal!


Friday, August 4

Hosted by Madame Corsetiere, headlined by 2016 Crystal Corset Award winner Uma Shadow, with a special performance by Burlesque Legend Penny Starr.

Doors at 7PM, Show at 8PM. 18 plus.

Saturday, August 5

Hosted by Madame Corsetiere, a cast of hand-selected contestants compete for the 2017 Crystal Corset Award and a cash prize of $1000.00.

Doors at 7PM, Show at 8PM. 18 plus.

Bootcamp registration is now closed.



We accept all major credit cards

  • Go to our "TICKETS" page, or scroll down to the event listing and click "BUY TICKETS"
  • Tickets are also available at SoundCheck Records, 23 Broadway.
  • Doors at 7PM, Showtime 8PM
  • Delivery options for tickets are Print At Home or Will-Call.
  • The MCOH Box Office Opens at 5PM DAY OF SHOW for walk-up sales and will-call pick up.
  • Show is 18+, with ID to drink
  • For more show info, call (570)807-8891 or email
  • Tickets are $20-$35,and are non-refundable.

Check out 2016 PABF Crystal Corset Award winner, and 2017 PABF headliner UMA SHADOW'S award-winning performance from the 7th Annual PABF "Big Reveal" show!

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