Search for the C-Word: A Burlesque Quest Through Charm City


presented by Bawdy Shop Burlesque


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Bawdy Shop Burlesque rediscovered the things that make Baltimore so much more. The gals brought original burlesque, song and dance to a SOLD OUT CROWD at The Creative Alliance


When a nearly forgotten Goddess commanded them to find the charm in Charm City, the women of Bawdy Shop Burlesque plumbed the depths of the Inner Harbor, battled fearsome (yet strangely sexy) rats, visited iconic tourist destinations and got crabs. You heard me. This Odyssey-inspired, Bawlmer-infused showcase was a hit! 


Sunny Sighed, Cherie Nuit, Ruby Rockafella, Kay Sera and Giddy GoGo stopped at nothing—not even the boundaries of good taste—in their quest. With Cheeky Monkey Sideshow pioneer Stephon Walker at their sides and Kitty Bermuda bringing up their rears, the audience grabbed their 'Bohs, Bergers and Old Bay and kicked off the holiday weekend with a burlesque BANG!