December Scratch Night
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December Scratch Night


140 N. Columbus Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA
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The popular, long running works-in-progress series on the first Monday of every month.

Come see a roster of Philly’s most talented artists perform new material from shows they are working on in this fast-paced sampling of contemporary theater, dance, performance art, and everything in between. Scratch Night features short performances by four-to-six companies/artists, offering an inside look at the future of performance. Join us afterward for a $5 meal in La Peg with the Scratch Night artists.

Après moi, le déluge. Photo ©2017 Stephen Takacs Photography

Apres moi, l’obscurité
Paige Phillips

Après moi, l’obscurité (After me, the darkness) is a new movement work by Paige Phillips created for three performers. Collaging together historical and contemporary references, the work explores injustices contemporary women face. A wild ride of vignettes feature sexually anthropomorphized swans, crippling nostalgia for “the way things were”, and references to Francisco Goya’s depictions of witchcraft. It will premiere as an evening length piece January 26th & 27th, 2018 at Mascher Space Cooperative.

Photo by Chris Davis


Emma Stone Totally Isn’t Racist
Daniel Park
Emma Stone totally isn’t racist, and neither are you. Thank you so much for coming. We’re really honored to have you here. We know conversations like this can be difficult and we’re just so grateful that you made the time.


Photo by John Hawthorne

Walt Fitness
Jimmy Grzelak
Walt Fitness is a queer exercise system for everyone. In 1858, Camden-based visionary Walt Whitman released an inspirational self-help wellness guide under the pseudonym Mose Velsor. In 2016, Velsor’s true identity was revealed, and this ground-breaking text was republished. With this discovery, the world now greets a revolutionary path to attaining its perfect body.


It’s after midnight and you’re still awake.
Vanessa Erin Gross

To dream that you falling and are frightened indicates a lack of control and insecurity in your waking life. You may be experiencing some major struggle or overwhelming problem. It may also imply that you have failed to achieve a goal that you have set forth for yourself.

I’ve Never Done This Before
Meryl Sands
Meryl Sands: comedy genius, Jewish wunderkind, and queer bicycle babe, has travelled ten minutes to be here with you all today. Are you ready to feel less alone in this world? Are you ready to laugh for the first time, truly, in your life? Are you ready for your depression to be finally cured forever?????

60 minutes

Free RSVP, $5 Suggested Donation

Featured Photo: Stephen Takacs

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