Jersey City Burlesquegate
I’m Lillian Bustle. I’m a Burlesque performer, and I’ve been producing shows in Jersey City for almost three years. Last week my show was shut down by Jersey City officials for obscenity, and suddenly I find myself in a battle for the right to perform and produce my art.
After burlesque flap, Jersey City to revise old obscenity law
NYC and NJ TV coverage
WPIX 11 NYC: Jersey City burlesque show shut down over ‘obscenity law’
Eyewitness News ABC 7 NY: Obscene? Questions after Jersey City burlesque show shut down
FIOS 501 News NJ: Jersey City burlesque show shut down by officials, citing obscenity laws
Officials strip Jersey City bar of longtime burlesque show