Late Night Snacks 2020: FEAST
The Bearded Ladies Cabaret
Saturday, October 17
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.
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
Philadelphia hosted by Jess Conda and Cookie Diorio
Feat. Sapphira Cristál, Johnny Showcase, Eric Jaffe, Ani Gavino, Emyne AahLeah, Emily Bate, Anthony Martinez-Briggs
Around the World hosted by Martha Graham Cracker
Feat. Blythely Oratonio
New York City hosted by Kate Rigg
Feat. Shelly Watson, Raven Olyvar
New York City hosted by Matt Ray
Feat. CHRISTEENE, Queen Esther, Nath Ann Carrera
London hosted by Le Gateau Chocolat
Feat. Sanah Ahsan, Diane Chorley, Séayoncé, Jonny Woo
Seattle hosted by Cherdonna Shinatra
Feat. DANDY: David Rue & Randy Ford, Britt Brutality, Angel Baby Kill Kill, Woody Shticks, Queen Shmooquan
Melbourne hosted by Adrienne Truscott
Feat. Marawa Ibrihim, Rhys Nicholson, Moira Finucane, Tina Del Twist (Wes Snelling), Dale Woodbridge, Queen Kong
Paris hosted by Malgorzata Kaspryzcka
Feat. Ludmilla Dabo, Vieux Belleville (Michel Refutin, Malene Lamarque, Riton La Manivelle), Alvie Bitemo, Jerrie FK, Prune Becheau
Berlin hosted by Dieter Rita Scholl & Bridge Markland
Feat. Camp Dad, Sigrid Grajek, I Am Very Confused, Nova, Peter Frost, Liliana Velasquez
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.
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: https://forms.gle/MgdspUixtR2TocpW6
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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