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Martha Graham Cracker Cabaret

Martha Graham Cracker Cabaret

Dec 19–20, 2019

120 minutes

$15 – $35


Wheelchair Accessible

December 19–20 at 8pm

The world’s tallest and hairiest drag queen returns with her band to FringeArts for two unforgettable evenings of stories, live music, and special guests.

Martha Graham Cracker is played by Pig Iron Theatre Company co-founder Dito van Reigersberg and has been performing in Philadelphia for more than 14 years. She’s also played to sold out rooms in Austin, New York, Washington D.C., California, Las Vegas and Europe.

Forget everything you think you know about drag and come party with Miss Martha Graham Cracker. No two shows are ever the same.

Thursday, December 19: Martha Graham Cracker’s Choral Extravaganza
Martha, the band, and some of Philly’s biggest voices including Jessica Johnson, Rachel Camp, Alex Bechtel, and Jamie Branagh.

Join us after the Thursday performance for a free late night event: Karaoke Roulette! All the karaoke you love—none of the choice fatigue.

Friday, December 20: Martha Graham Cracker’s Last Show of 2019 (SOLD OUT!)
Martha, the band and very special guests bid adieu to a, well, memorable year. Guests include Shannon Turner from Glitter & Garbage Cabaret, Ernest Stuart, and The Paul Green Rock Academy, as well as The Martha Graham Cracker Youth Players featuring Aria Fiorillo (Harp), Zubin Fiorillo (Cello), and Amelia Nelson (Piano).

Feature Photo: Plate 3 Photography

$35 general
$15 students & 25-and-under
$2 FringeACCESS member
Member Discounts Available

Happy Hour on the Fringe

On this episode of Happy Hour on the Fringe, we sipped tea and spilled the tea with Dito van Reigersberg AKA THE Martha Graham Cracker. As one of the founders of Pig Iron, Dito shares his experiences with the very first Fringe Festival, his artistic journey since, and the development of Martha Graham Cracker as we know her today. Intro features “Let Me Sit On It” from Martha Graham Cracker’s newest album out December 12, Lashed But Not Leashed. Available to stream on Bandcamp. Read the transcript of the episode on the FringeArts Blog.

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