Sublime Boudoir: Performance Art Extraordinaire

Aerial lovers performing daring feats

New York is a hotbed of performance art. For a truly out-of-the-box experience, nothing surpasses the immersive Sublime Boudoir. It’s an unconventional evening of burlesque, cabaret, aerial acts and circus served up in an over-the-top Victorian setting with a side order of signature humor.

This traveling event has toured Milan, Amsterdam, London and Las Vegas, garnering rave reviews. On Friday and Saturday, May 12 and 13, New Yorkers will have the chance to participate in this journey of the senses.

Sublime Boudoir circus arts

You’ll enjoy entertainment by international performers including Miss Betsy Rose, Armitage Shanks, Lili La Scala and House of Noire.

Sashay the dignified halls and grounds of Alder Manor, and take in the elaborate floral designs. Awaken your sensory pleasures as you feast on themed foods and beverages. Lavish sets, art installations and fabulous costumes by Alston Stephanus Accessories, Jakarta, are just some of the high-brow touches. Dance the night away to the electrified bygone era tunes of London based DJ duo The Roustabouts.

Tickets cost $99 and include entry, canapé-style food throughout the evening, a themed beverage, and a glass of Champagne. Guests must be at least 21 years of age. The doors open at 7 pm. The show starts at 8 pm and wraps up at around 1 am.

Get here:Burlesque performer

Wear your best vintage attire and ride the special event bus from Grand Central Station straight to Alder Manor in Yonkers. Round-trip transportation costs an additional $40. You may also ride Metro-North to Greystone and you’ll be there in around 30 minutes.

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Allison is a native New Yorker, who has lived in Rome, Tuscany, Melbourne, Toronto and Los Angeles. She frequently contributes travel pieces to Family Travel Forum, using her own children as guinea pigs as they travel the globe. She is fluent in Italian and Spanish and laughably adequate in French. Her background as an Early Childhood Educator gives her an added understanding of what it takes to travel with kids in tow. She firmly believes that the most important part of education takes place outside of the classroom, on the road, around the world. She never misses a chance to sample local delicacies, as her love for travel goes hand-in-hand with her love for food and wine. Follow Allison at @gourmetrav.