Mar-May: Fri-Sun, 1pm-8pm; Mon-Thu, closed; Jun-Sep: daily, 1pm-8pm; Oct-Feb: closed
D, F, N, Q at Coney Island-Stillwell Ave.
$10, $5 children under 12
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For the morbidly curious or those who want more than just the surf and sand, Coney Island Circus Sideshow may satiate that craving for the dark side. This ten-act group of freaks, wonders and human curiosities performs the standard fare: fire eating, sword swallowing, glass walking and beds of nails. On Friday nights in the summer, Burlesque at the Beach performs old-time burlesque and vaudeville shows beginning at 10pm.
A sexy, scantily-clad, and sometimes acrobatic retelling of the classic ballet, by Austin McCormick's intoxicating Company XIV. In a downtown theater with performers sometimes literally hanging from the rafters, this isn't your Lincoln Center version. More »