Shows at GBE

Each year, The Great Burlesque Exposition searches the globe to bring you the finest performers. We have four big shows on three big nights!

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Volunteer shift available May 4, 2023, 8 p.m. - 10 p.m. - Theater

Space...the Frontal Frontier...

We're celebrating May the Fourth with a showcase of intergalatic proportions! The best performers from across the multiverse are congregating in Salem, MA for an evening of heavenly bodies and celestial beings that's hotter than a supernova.  Whether you War, Trek, or ride some other solar tide, you're going to love this out-of-this-world show!

Volunteer shift available May 6, 2023, 7 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. - Theater


The first half of the Main Event is an exhibition in which we get to meet new performers and those who want to entertain without the pressure of competition.

The seconf half is a burlesque battle royale as performers from all over the world compete for fame and fortune! The Howard Awards for burlesque excellence will be given out to the top 3 performers.

  • Most Bewitching
  • Most Magical
  • Most Wicked

Performances are judged by a panel made-up of industry experts, special guests, and previous winners.