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[UPDATE] BHoF Response to Coronavirus – museum closed to Apr 17, March/April events cancelled, 2020 Weekender postponed

Please check back here often to see BHoF’s latest response and changes as the COVID-19 crisis continues to unfold. March 26 – BHoF Weekender Postponed to Aug 27-30 The Burlesque Hall of Fame is deeply committed to protecting the health and safety of attendees at all our events. As COVID-19

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Detail of postcard showing Omaha's Boyd Theater c. 1890

Learn How to Research Local Burlesque History

As a central part of American entertainment life for a century-and-a-half, burlesque history is deeply interwoven with the history of almost every decent-sized community in the United States. But because burlesque has often been maligned as a disreputable part of social life, and because the major players in burlesque’s history

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