Category Archives: Burlesque / The Gayety

Marian S. McKew, 81, owner of Gayety Theater on The Block


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By Joe Nawrozki (Baltimore Sun, 12/27/1995) Marian S. McKew, who owned the Gayety Theater on Baltimore’s Block as strip tease and burlesque shows faded into the twilight, died Saturday (12/23/1995) of cancer at Franklin Square Hospital Center. She was 81. … Continue reading

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Gayety Theatre, 1935


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(Md. Historical Society Photographs, 8/22/2012) Gayety Theatre 405 East Baltimore Street, Baltimore ca. 1935 John Dubas (fl. 1904-1973) 8 x 10 inch film negative Baltimore City Life Museum Collection Maryland Historical Society MC9253 .1

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Burlesque and the Girl on the Sign at the Gayety Theater


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I Remember… Burlesque and the Girl on the Sign at the Gayety Theater By John H. Nickel, The Sun Magazine, 5/31/1970 I don’t have much heart to go down to The Block anymore. The flavor of it has been gone … Continue reading

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