House of Burlesque

House of Burlesque

Hosted by master of ceremonies Joe Black, the House of Burlesque has a revolving cast of what Joe describes as ‘scoundrels and freaks’.


The Kings Theatre Portsmouth co-produces House of Burlesque with Joe Black. Launched in 2008 it has grown to become one of the biggest events of its kind in the UK.

'Eccentric, edgy and sensationally witty' Portsmouth News

'Decadent' Bizarre Magazine

'The whole evening was a scrumptious, saucy, scandalizing step back in time' Heather James, Portsmouth News

'Outrageous. Defies description' Portsmouth News   

Dressing Up is encouraged and our audiences really take this to heart.