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The Ballad of Joe Hill
Swim Pony Performing Arts

"Affecting and thought provoking."
J. Cooper Robb, Philadelphia Weekly

"The fact that Joe Hill doesn't fit our usual picture of a hero is intriguing and complex and makes me what to know him more."
Adrienne Mackey, director of The Ballad of Joe Hill

Eastern State Penitentiary
2027 Fairmount Avenue (map)

$29 / Members save 30%
Student + 25-and-under tickets $20

90 minutes

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Show credits

Director Adrienne Mackey
Lead Artists Adrienne Mackey and Bradley Wrenn
Lyrics Joe Hill
Additional Text Tim Martin
Lighting Maria Shaplin
Costumes Rebecca Kanach
Performers/Creators Ross Beschler, Robert DaPonte, Dawn Falato, Justin Jain, Ed Miller, David Sweeny, Bradley Wrenn

Past Festival shows

Lady M (2011), Recitatif (2007)

This presentation of The Ballad of Joe Hill is supported in part by the Philadelphia Cultural Fund, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, The Wyncote Foundation, The Charlotte Cushman Foundation, The Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts Project Stream, and the Samuel S. Fels Fund.


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