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Le Scandal Cabaret

407 West 42nd St, The West Bank Cafe in the Laurie Beechman Theater, New York City, NY (Manhattan)
917-558-0646
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Ranked #332 of 873 Attractions in New York City
Type: Performances
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Owner description: Le Scandal Cabaret is NYC's long running burlesque variety show, now in it's 11th year! Le Scandal features circus acts, burlesque, international variety acts, and live music. Win fun burlesque prizes. We cater to bachelorette, bachelor, birthday, and special events.

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Houston, Texas
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42 reviews 42 reviews
14 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Allen Cummings was great and that's about it. Three of us went, none of us enjoyed it. Not at all what we expected- it was all we could do to not leave at intermission. When the show was finally over, there actually is a story but it took way to long to know it and the show was extraordinarily raunchy

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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127 reviews 127 reviews
65 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We had great seats, medium priced. Cummings was brilliantly fabulous! I was in total awe of him. He was constantly on - which is difficult when one is on stage as much as he was (even when in the background). His timing, the costuming, his facial expressions, movements --- everything he did was so brilliant! He was fantastic and amazing!!... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We came here for a bachelorette party. We got great seats and great service. The show was fantastic. They even did something special for the bride. I will definitely return!

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44 reviews 44 reviews
11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Where do I begin?? I love to visit NY and catch a show or two. I was told that this show was one of the best. I was not familiar with Alan Cummings. BUT OH MY GOSH, I AM NOW. He was simply amazing. You could not take your eyes off him and not smile during the performance. I had... More

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

The cast was very good. Didn't think Michelle Williams had the pipes to play the part Liza did so well. She was charming and did a good job, but felt let down somewhat with the vocals. 'Maybe This Time' was her best effort. The Emcee was brilliant and such a card! Subject matter was, of course disturbing with the Nazi's... More

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Orlando, Florida
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Our group was visiting from Orlando. We did some of the expected tourist stuff: Broadway show, ferry ride, the Highline. I wanted to see a show that was more in tune with the local scene. I noticed that there are a few burlesque shows in NYC, but picked Le Scandal because it seemed to be in business the longest, and... More

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Easy going fun night out, right on Broadway, for reasonable price. I read reviews of this show that date all the way back to 2004. They have been in business since 2001. The early reviews were good, but complaints about the show's first venue. Show now at The West Bank Café-Laurie Beechman Theater, a cozy cabaret venue with good service.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

The show was very good. There's about 10 different performances and they vary from burlesque to sword swallowing to acrobatics. The place is a little small but you can still see well if you're in the back. I would suggest getting there early so you can sit close to the front. We walked by the place a couple times. We... More

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New York, New York, United States
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70 reviews 70 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

My wife brought me here with another couple for her birthday and I will be honey I didn't know what to expect, it was so unexpected to say the least. Just a great show start to finish, while every performance was different and some were better than others, it was truly a great show. The juggling guy was absolutely great... More

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Bronx, New York
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013 via mobile

Saw the great reviews and wanted to see what it was all about. The food was average and would satisfy the grumbling stomach. Since there was a $15 minimum for food/drinks...we just decided to dine here. Show was cute. Nothing crazy sexy to really brag about, though the ladies were all beautiful and entertaining. I kind of wish there were... More

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