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Contradict This! A Birthday Funeral for Heroes

  • Cherry Street Pier 121 North Christopher Columbus Boulevard Philadelphia, PA, 19106 United States (map)

I am thrilled to be part of this amazing cast for Contradict This! The Bearded Ladies Cabaret commission for Walt Whitman’s 200th birthday.

Contradict This!
A Birthday Funeral for Heroes

Part of Philadelphia’s celebration of Walt Whitman’s 200th Birthday

Join the Bearded Ladies Cabaret for this outdoor performance that explores the human and heroic sides of Whitman with cake, coffin, gavel, choir, and live musical trolling. On the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the much lauded homo poet Walt Whitman's birth, a group of Philly queers and misfits gathers overlooking the Whitman Bridge to put this ancestor and his legacy on trial.

Contradict This! running time is 80 minutes and performances are rain or shine. Rain location will be inside the pier. Please pack layers as the space can get chilly at night.

May 29 @ 7:30 PM

May 31 @ 7:30 PM

June 1 @ 7:30 PM

June 2 @ 7:30 PM