The BIG REVEAL was SOLD OUT! Thank you to our loyal, loving, supportive fans for sharing an unforgettable landmark show with us. We could not do it without you!

Congratulations to Miss Poison Ivory for taking home the coveted Crystal Corset Award for 2014, as well as $1,000.00.

And a big congratulations to our runners up! Nina La Voix won $750.00 and Rosie Cheeks took $500.00!

A heartfelt apology to our fans who were affected by the seating errors made by Brown Paper Tickets. We hope that you enjoyed your evening, and we are grateful that you turned out to enjoy our labor of love. From here out, the Opera House will be handling our ticketing, and your experience will be smooth and hassle-free!

The Fifth Annual PA Burlesque

Festival takes place August 8 - 10,

2014 at the landmark

Mauch Chunk Opera House in

historic Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania.

Headlined by 2013 Crystal Corset

Award winner MEDIANOCHE,

and hosted by "Queen Bee of


The 5th Annual PA Burlesque

Festival draws award-winning

performers from across the USA

and beyond for an unforgettable

weekend of glamour,

entertainment, and sex appeal.




The PA Burlesque Festival is proud to bring you two different,

world-class shows. Our performances consistently sell out, to be

sure to get tickets for both!

The Fundraiser Showcase (Friday August 8,) raises money

for the renovation and preservation of the historic

Mauch Chunk Opera House. Our impeccable cast donates their

performance for this worthy cause. Headlined by Medianoche with a special appearance by Burlesque Legend Penny Starr.

THE BIG REVEAL (Saturday August 9,) brings together top Burlesque 

talent in a professionally juried competition, where the top prize is

$1,000.00 and the coveted Crystal Corset Award.

 NOTE: THE UPPER BALCONY FOR FRIDAY'S SHOW IS AVAILABLE! Due to an error with our ticketing agency, there is a mistaken tier called UPPER BALCONY ROWS D-K for Friday's show. This tier is erroneous, and the entire balcony, including rows D-K is available under the BALCONY tier.

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 Ticket purchases for the PA Burlesque Festival and BOOLESQUE are processed through Dragontown Corset's merchant services. Your credit card statement will read "Dragontown Corsets."


Classes, lectures, and workshops will be held Saturday and Sunday

at the Mauch Chunk Museum & Ballroom (41 W. Broadway) just steps

from the Mauch Chunk Opera House.

Class size is limited so CLICK HERE to register and for more info!



The PA Burlesque Festival is home to the Burlesque Bazaar.

Held Saturday and Sunday at the Mauch Chunk Museum & Ballroom,

it features vendors, artists, and crafters who specialize in all things

Burlesque, Pin Up, and glamour. Browse costumes, pasties, lingerie,

cosmetics, vintage clothing, local artwork, and so much more! 

ALERT! Register for a professional Pin Up Photo Shoot

STOP THE PRESSES! NOW is the chance for you to be a PUBLISHED Pin Up! You can be the face of 13th Moon's new cosmetics line AND Sinister Rouge's Pin Up of the month!
The PA Burlesque Festival has teamed up with Your Pixel Perfect to offer Pin Up photo shoots complete with hair and makeup. Now, 13th Moon will choose the best image, feature it as Pin Up of the Month at Sinister Rouge AND take that lucky lady on the adventure of a lifetime! She will have a complete retro make over, with wardrobe, and sit for a pro photoshoot which will be used to advertise their handmade cosmetics line. This is an amazing opportunity!
Book your shoot with Your Pixel Perfect at the PABF at YOU could be THE GIRL!

Your Pixel Perfect is currently taking appointments for Pin Up shoots at the Burlesque Bazaar. Complete with professional hair and makeup, you'll be immortalized as the bombshell you are!

More info at the BURLESQUE BAZAAR page,


 Headliner MEDIANOCHE delivers "Granada," the act that won her $1,000.00 and the Crystal Corset Award at the 2013 PA Burlesque Festival

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