june, 2019

22jun8:00 PM10:30 PMHot in Topeka BurlesqueFundraiser for Jayhawk Theatre8:00 PM - 10:30 PM Jayhawk Theatre

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WHAT

Hosted by Hot in Topeka Burlesque, this show is the second annual fundraiser for the historic Jayhawk Theatre in downtown Topeka.

Originally opened in 1926, the Jayhawk Theatre is a historic and architectural marvel of early vaudeville theatres and jazz-era movie palaces. The goal is not only to restore this treasure to its former grandeur because of its historical significance, but also to breathe new life and purpose into the Jayhawk by renovating it into a state-of-the-art live entertainment venue and film house. As has been true in a number of other American cities, the Jayhawk will play a significant role in the continued revitalization of Topeka’s downtown. We’re convinced that the support exists to transform the Jayhawk into a vibrant entertainment venue contributing to economic development and quality of life. It will take imagination and dedication, but it can be done. The time is now. The wait is over. #SaveTheJayhawk

Burlesque legend Gypsy Rose Lee got her start while appearing in a vaudeville act at this very theatre, paving the way for performers of today!

Join us for an evening of the very best burlesque and variety entertainment. All proceeds will go towards the Jayhawk Theatre.

This event is for folks age 21 and up – drinks will be provided by Celtic Fox.

Check back later for link to purchase tickets.

Question? Contact Ashley B. Wallace on Facebook or at [email protected]

WHEN

(Saturday) 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM

WHERE

Jayhawk Theatre

720 SW Jackson St