Bazuka Joe presents Kids Cabaret Matinee

Event Type
Event Description

A class act cabaret for progressive kids and their adults.

Kids Cabaret Matinee is a fast-paced, family-friendly main stage party showcasing acrobats, dancers, circus artists, puppeteers, comedians, and singers. Inspired by classic circus and vaudeville shows, we're pushing the boundaries for modern times and bringing you an all-inclusive spectacle hosted by a rhyming, Dr. Seussian drag artist introducing each incredible act!

Company Bio / Info:

Kids' Cabaret Matinee is in its second year creating sophisticated, progressive kid-friendly programming for modern families. Created by internationally known burlesque performer, Bazuka Joe, Kids' Cabaret has been featured in the Burning City Neo-Vintage Entertainment Festival and brings a brand new line-up multidisciplinary artists with every show.

Performer Bios:

Ken Gasch (aka "Bazuka Joe") - Co-Director - is one third of The Stage Door Johnnies from Chicago, named Burlesque Hall of Fame "Best Group 2011". Bazuka headlines and tours throughout the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Europe and has been listed in the Top 50 Burlesque Performers in the world for 7 years consecutively. Trained in contemporary, classical, and jazz dance, theater, and vault staff he is a seasoned teacher and instructor with more than fifteen years of experience teaching and directing at a professional level. Before entering the world of burlesque and cabaret, Bazuka served as Artistic Director for Open House Dance Company and choreographed/ performed in the iconic indie film "Were the World Mine".

Running Time
3 hours


Links Hall

3111 N. Western Ave. at Constellation
Chicago, IL 60618
(773) 281-0824