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Contradict This! A Birthday Funeral for Heroes - Dress Rehearsal*
7:30pm - 9:00pm (UTC)
Cherry Street Pier
May 28
7:30pm - 9:00pm (UTC)
Cherry Street Pier at 121 North Christopher Columbus Boulevard
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Contradict This!: A Birthday Funeral For Heroes

Cake, coffin, gavel, choir, composers, 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 known as The Bearded Ladies Cabaret gathers overlooking the Whitman Bridge to put this ancestor and his legacy on trial. Come with friends, complaints, heroes and villains alike. All are welcome.

Reserve tickets here. Shows take place May 29, May 31, June 1-2. Ticket prices range from $0- $40.

Dress Rehearsal Dates: May 28 & 29, 2019 | 7:30-9:00 p.m.

Performance Dates: May 31, June 1 & June 2 | 7:30-9:00 p.m.

This performance is organized in conjunction with the University of Pennsylvania Libraries with major support from The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage. 


Photo credit: Plate3Photography, Anthony Martinez