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Late Night Snacks 2020: FEAST

The Bearded Ladies Cabaret

Saturday, October 17

2020 Fringe Festival

12 hours

Tiered Pricing


Hey Quarantine Cuties! We know you’ve spent many late nights this year with nothing to snack on. We miss you, too! But the wait is over. This Fringe Festival, the Beards are planning to satisfy your appetite with a smorgasbord of hot, greasy cabaret performances from cities all over the world.

Late Night Snacks 2020: FEAST is a 12-hour marathon of delicious cabaret goodness, hosted by John Jarboe and some far-flung friends. Every hour, savor the flavor of a new city as served by bearded babes from Philly to Melbourne. We’ll be live streaming this all-you-can-eat experience from noon to midnight. Tune in for a quick love bite or stick around for every mouth-watering course. Presented for one night only as part of the 2020 Fringe Festival.

Read interviews with the Bearded Ladies team in Forbes and Metro!

Project Directed by Sally Ollove Co-Created and Hosted by John Jarboe  Video Design by Christopher Ash Production Design by Rebecca Kanach Hosted and Curated by Adrienne Truscott, Cherdonna Shinatra, Tareke Ortiz, Le Gateau Chocolat, Malgorzata Kaspryzcka, Bridge Markland, Dieter Rita Scholl, Martha Graham Cracker, Matt Ray, Kate Rigg, Emily Bate, Noelle Diane Johnson, Anthony Martinez-Briggs, Jess Conda, and Cookie Diorio.


Saturday, Oct 17 at 12pm

Performance Schedule

Subject to change.

12pm EST – Welcome with Jarbeaux
Feat. Busty Beatz

12:30pm EST – Paris hosted by Malgorzata Kaspryzcka
Feat. Ludmilla Dabo with Catherine Hirsch, Vieux Belleville (Michel Refutin, Malene Lamarque, Riton La Manivelle), Alvie Bitemo, Jerrie FK, Prune Becheau, Monsieur K and Cabaret Le Secret

1:30pm EST – London hosted by Le Gateau Chocolat
Feat. Sanah Ahsan, Diane Chorley, Séayoncé, Jonny Woo

A Workout with Cherdonna Shinatra

2:30pm EST – Berlin hosted by Dieter Rita Scholl & Bridge Markland
Feat. Camp Dad, Sigrid Grajek, I Am Very Confused, Marilyn Nova White, Peter Frost, Liliana Velasquez

4:00pm EST – Around the World in 60 min (or more or less) hosted by Martha Graham Cracker
Feat. Stephanie Blythe and Blythely Oratonio, Dorian Wood (LA), Be Steadwell (DC/Oakland), Pioneer Winter (Miami), Justin Elizabeth Sayre (LA), Twoja Stara (Poland), Betty Grumble (Sydney), Clayton Lee (Toronto)

5:30pm EST – New York City hosted by Matt Ray
Feat. CHRISTEENE, Queen Esther, Nath Ann Carrera

6:00 EST – New York City hosted by Kate Rigg
Feat. Shelly Watson, Raven O, Jennifer Mudge

6:30pm EST – New York City hosted by Jennifer Kidwell
Feat. The Illustrious Blacks, nicHi Douglas, Ikechukwu Ufomadu, and jaamil olawale kosoko

Catch Up with Jarbeaux
Feat. Justin Vivian Bond

7:00pm EST – Ciudad de México hosted by Tareke Ortiz
Feat. Julia Castillo, Guillermo Gomez Pena, Gringoyo, Amar Sahae, Johan Corry feat. Richard Lopez and Yurief Nieves

8:30pm EST – Philadelphia hosted by Jess Conda and Cookie Diorio
Feat. Sapphira Cristál, Johnny Showcase, Eric Jaffe, Ani Gavino, Emyne AahLeah, Daniel de Jesús, Anthony Martinez-Briggs

9:30pm EST – Seattle hosted by Cherdonna Shinatra
Feat. DANDY: David Rue & Randy Ford, Roache, Angel Baby Kill Kill Kill, Woody Shticks, Queen Shmooquan

10:30pm EST – New Zealand Interlude

11:00pm EST – Melbourne hosted by Adrienne Truscott
Feat. Marawa the Amazing, Rhys Nicholson, Moira Finucane, Tina Del Twist (Wes Snelling), Dale Woodbridge, Yana Alana

12am EST – Goodbye with Jarbeaux!


While viewing FEAST is FREE The Bearded Ladies are offering various kits to help augment your experience. You can also make a donation directly to the artists here.

The first 500 folks who RSVP by October 1st will receive a FREE FEAST TV Guide in the mail with extra details about the event.

Cabaret Kits

Tier 1: $33-99: A Make-Your-Own Cabaret Kit. Turn your living room, kitchen, bedroom, or bathroom into a happening cabaret with a little help from the Bearded Ladies. Includes a 12 hour candle, table cloth, Reserved sign, Beards swag, and other goodies to complete your at-home-cabaret viewing experience. Comes with a FEAST TV Guide.

Shipping included in the Greater Philadelphia area. To inquire about shipping outside the Philadelphia area, please fill out the following form prior to purchasing:

Tier 2: $500-1000: A Make-Your-Own Cabaret Kit and a bottle of booze delivered in person with a song by John Jarboe (socially distanced and masked of course). Supply is limited so order soon! Shipping included. Available only in the Greater Philadelphia Area.

Proceeds from the sale of these packages goes into our Glitter Fund, enabling the Beards to continue providing work to as many artists as we can. Packages are offered on a sliding scale: you choose the amount. Available until Oct 1st or until we sell out.

About the Artist

The Bearded Ladies Cabaret is an interdisciplinary troupe of artists who reinvigorate and redefine the form of cabaret in the 21st century by fusing it with theater, opera, and dance. They play with nostalgia and humor to question the embedded social messages in popular culture and tackle the politics of gender, identity, and artistic invention with sparkle and wit. Their work has been seen all over Philadelphia including the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Eastern State Penitentiary, Opera Philadelphia, the Wilma Theater, and FringeArts and they have brought their cabaret revolution to Miami, New Zealand, Seattle, Paris, Maryland, Delaware and New York City (Ars Nova, La Mama, and Joe’s Pub).


Late Night Snacks is made possible by a grant from the Wyncote Foundation as a sponsored project of Painted Bride Art Center, Inc. Snacks is also funded by the Barra Foundation with additional project support provided by The Velocity Fund administered by Temple Contemporary at Tyler School of Art and Architecture, Temple University with generous funding from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts and Barbara Teichert.

Presented in partnership with Opera Philadelphia and the Mayor’s Office of LGBT Affairs. New York presented in partnership with Joe’s Pub.

Festival Star Producers: Arthur Kaplan & Duane Perry; Mark & Tobey Dichter
Festival Executive Producers: David & Linda Glickstein

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