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Once a relic of the past, earthy art form sees a revival

Scollay Square in Boston, shown in its heyday in 1906. Scollay Square in Boston, shown in its heyday in 1906.
By Emily Sweeney
Globe Staff / April 9, 2009

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Boston was once the hotbed for burlesque in Eastern Massachusetts. From the turn of the century until the 1960s, the city was home to several burlesque houses. In downtown Boston, there was the Gaiety Theatre and Minsky's Park Burlesque on Washington Street. Burlesque performers also graced the stages of the Columbia Theatre in the South End, and, most famously, at ... (Full article: 452 words)

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