July 17, 2014
What happens when an experimental cabaret troupe and an innovative opera company join forces? In Philadelphia, the result is a fabulously original pop-art opera. Earlier this year, The Bearded Ladies cabaret and Opera Philadelphia embarked on a year-long collaborative project to create a fully staged pop-art opera, or “popera,” inspired by the epic life of […]Read more»
July 16, 2013
Straight off of the troupe’s raucous annual performance at Eastern State Penitentiary’s Bastille Day festival, The Bearded Ladies Cabaret now brings its rollicking talents to the lobby of The Wilma Theater with My Dinner with Dito: A How to be Gay Cabaret, July 17-20 and July 24-27. The always-entertaining experimental group’s newest show stars not […]Read more»
December 27, 2012
The New York Times calls Pig Iron “One of the few groups successfully taking theatre in new directions,” and Hogs and Kisses, in all its debaucherous glory, most definitely remains right on par with that description. Where else can you see such a highly acclaimed rock ‘n roll cabaret — for a good cause? Featuring […]Read more»
And now for 77 seconds of entertainment that will make your day (week).
In honor of Philadelphia’s favorite “Drag Queen King of Philadelphia’”’s performance at Chez Colette at the Sofitel Hotel tonight, we present: Martha Graham Cracker at the Chez Colette at the Sofitel Hotel, strutting her stuff and sharing what she wishes more people knew about in Philadelphia.
Martha Graham Cracker, a.k.a the alter ego of Pig Iron Theatre Company’s co-founder Dito van Reigersberg, is the self-proclaimed tallest drag queen and, er, most hirsute.
For tickets to tonight’s performance, click here.
Martha Graham Cracker
Chez Colette at the Sofitel Hotel
120 S. 17th Street
And now for 77 seconds of entertainment that will make your day (week). In honor of Philadelphia’s favorite “Drag Queen King of Philadelphia’”’s performance at Chez Colette at the Sofitel Hotel tonight, we present: Martha Graham Cracker at the Chez Colette at the Sofitel Hotel, strutting her stuff and sharing what she wishes more people […]Read more»
May 21, 2012
Philadelphia’s favorite “Drag Queen King of Philadelphia” (Philadelphia Inquirer), Martha Graham Cracker, is reprising the wildly popular show, “Martha Graham Cracker Undressed,” at Chez Colette at the Sofitel Hotel on Thursday, May 24. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show will begin at 8 p.m. Martha Graham Cracker is the alter ego of Pig […]Read more»
April 11, 2012
Cabarets are always funnier when you’ve had a few, huh? That’s what the Wilma Theater is thinking with their new Bond-themed Bearded Ladies Cabaret, an original show on stage April 11-15. In Beards Are For Shaving: a 007 Cabaret, the gender-bending cabaret troupe will take on the famous secret agent by attempting to re-construct an […]Read more»
January 31, 2012
Theatre Confetti, which recently celebrated a successful re-launch party, is unveiling Martha Undressed, a Martha Graham Cracker cabaret performance from Dito van Reigersberg of Pig Iron Theatre Company. The February 2 song and dance production begins at 8 p.m. at Chez Colette in The Sofitel. In addition to the stripped-down drag queen act, guests can […]Read more»
January 25, 2012
Philly-based Pig Iron Theatre Company, which tours both nationally and internationally with wildly entertaining clown-and-dance performances, is throwing their annual fundraiser, The Aporkalypse, at The Trocadero on Friday, January 27. Managing director John Frisbee says viewers can expect to experience “a hybrid of rock concert, cabaret and 19th century variety show” when the curtain rises […]Read more»
November 11, 2011
Life is a cabaret, old chum, and with Wide Awake: A Civil War Cabaret, appearing at the Wilma Theater, November 17–19 and December 1–3, things get really lively thanks to a coterie of characters concocted by the experimental performance group Bearded Ladies. There’s Dixie, the not so quintessential Southern Belle, who’s trapped in the world’s […]Read more»