"An always daringly incendiary brand of queer cabaret." –Philly Weekly

Get Ready, Get Pegged ...
Sneak a Late-Night Snack
Sample a Poison Cookie
What's Eating Walt Whitman?
Get Ready, Get Pegged ...

GET PEGGED CABARET

Ambitious, Audacious One-Night Stands

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Have a late-night round with peg and an ever-evolving cast of characters

The Beards lure you inside a reimagined La Peg with singular costumes and musical arrangements. Your host Peg introduces uncensored entertainment from the daring, delightful, queer, and dangerous performers from Philly and beyond.

Sneak a Late-Night Snack

LATE-NIGHT SNACKS

Another Bite from the Poisoned Cookie

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A month-long residency featuring a collection of international performers

The Beards are building on the cabaret community created by 2018's Do You Want A Cookie? and creating an immersive space that will play host to a monthlong festival of international cabaret performers. More coming soon!

Sample a Poison Cookie

DO YOU WANT A COOKIE?

A Global Queer Bakeoff

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an international community comes together to explode and explore cabaret history

Part Great Cabaret Bake-Off, part irreverent romp through cabaret history, the show is at once subversive, joyous, provocative, and communal. An international cast of cabaret artists present a live history of cabaret from Le Chat Noir to Weimar nightlife to 21st-century drag.

What's Eating Walt Whitman?

CONTRADICT THIS!

A Birthday Funeral

for Heroes

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A moment to maim and memorialize the bearded bard of brooklyn.

This May and June, the Beards will gather to review, recontextualize, and reinterpret the life and work of Walt Whitman on the occasion of his 200th birthday.

Tickets available now for New York shows!

What's new with the beards?

Try a Late-Night Snack

LATE-NIGHT SNACKS

Another Bite from the Poisoned Cookie

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A month-long residency featuring a collection of international performers

The Beards are building on the cabaret community created by 2018's Do You Want A Cookie? and creating an immersive space that will play host to a monthlong festival of international cabaret performers. More coming soon!

Sample a Poison Cookie

DO YOU WANT A COOKIE?

A Global Queer Bakeoff

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an international community comes together to explode and explore cabaret history

Part Great Cabaret Bake-Off, part irreverent romp through cabaret history, the show is at once subversive, joyous, provocative, and communal. An international cast of cabaret artists present a live history of cabaret from Le Chat Noir to Weimar nightlife to 21st-century drag.

Grieve & Grow with Mx. Rogers

YOU CAN NEVER GO DOWN THE DRAIN

A Special Musical Healing Ritual for Adults

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turning our backs on
irony to try a fling
with earnestness

Mr. Rogers always said: no matter how bad things are “you can never go down the drain.” Using and abusing iconic songs from the program, we put this idea to the test. Experience gay romps into fantasy, a goldfish funeral and a hard look into irony.

What's Eating Walt Whitman?

CONTRADICT THIS!

A Birthday Funeral

for Heroes

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A moment to maim and memorialize the bearded bard of brooklyn.

This May and June, the Beards will gather to review, recontextualize, and reinterpret the life and work of Walt Whitman on the occasion of his 200th birthday.

Tickets available now for New York shows!

UPCOMING PERFORMANCES

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