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Kimmel Center Presents

Polly Mope

Molly Pope

Thursday
May 09, 2019
Saturday
May 11, 2019
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Overview

How Do You Get Through the Night? Molly Pope tackles this question by inviting an audience to her 6th floor walkup for a sharp, witty, comedically candid musical. As dim dusk gives way to manic night, the one woman show breaks the fourth wall to tell an intimate and poignant story about coping with humanity, mental health, and keeping yourself company.

From the critically-acclaimed artist who The New York Times described as, "[an] irreverent wit [with] multigenerational cultural savvy..." comes a special world premiere cabaret.

The Kimmel Center is proud to present the world premiere of Polly Mope, which was conceived during the artist's time as a Kimmel Center Theater Residency artist in June 2017 with her collaborator Matt Aument. The Kimmel Center’s Theater Residency Program is created to help support theater artists create new work in partnership with Joe’s Pub at The Public Theater. The Theater Residency program is generously supported by the Lida Foundation.

This is a designated BYO performances. Acceptable forms of BYO are 6-pack of beer and/or 750ml bottles of wine only; no liquor or open containers are permitted. Limit of one (1) 750ml bottle of wine OR one (1) six-pack of beer per two guests. Corkscrews and rolling coolers are not permitted. Ice, cups and corking service available at venue at no cost. All BYO Night guests are subject to lawful ID checks and bag checks at the manager’s discretion.

Written & Performed by Molly Pope
Music by Molly Pope & Matt Aument

Matt Aument, Piano
Nanci Belmont, Bassoon
Aaron Drescher, Drums

Directed by Julian Fleisher
Lighting Design by Masha Tsmiring
Costume Design by DW
Stage Manager Melody Wong

Run Time: 75 Minutes

 

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