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Oct 1 - 31 2021

The Ongoing Plight of the Ferryman

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Azrael is the Angel of Death. Focused. Committed. Talented. Kharon is the Ferryman, charged with carrying departed souls to the other side. Having become bored with his occupation, Kharon decides to search for a replacement.

What do you do when you don’t want to do the only thing you have to do?

Join us any weekend in October for this family friendly, dark musical comedy. 4 shows each weekend.

Special events include Drag/Burlesque AfterParties, a PRIDE night, The GoetheNocte Ball, and a Costume Contest.

Additional Details

Live, Indoor Event.

All members of the cast and crew of "The Ongoing Plight of the Ferryman" have been vaccinated against COVID-19. Further, during the production process, every cast and crew member attending rehearsals has been temperature checked upon arrival, wearing masks indoors, and following all other guidelines set by the CDC and enforced in Philadelphia. Hand sanitizer has also been utilized and available at all rehearsals.

For the audience, all patrons MUST wear a mask upon entering the venue and for the duration of the show. Audiences will be required to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test within 48 hours of seeing our production. All patrons will be temperature checked at the door of the venue, and any patron with a temperature above 102 will be turned away. Hand sanitizer will be available in the venue. We will be following all CDC and Philadelphia guidelines.

Accesibility: The venue is ADA accessible; however, the bathrooms and the pub on the 3rd floor are not ADA accessible.


Director/Writer/Composer: Ryk Lewis
Assistant Director: Jordan Lewis
Producer: Gretchen Zane
Administrative/Marketing Director: Kelsey Brown
Stage Manager: Melody Wong
Choreography: Dana Orange and Hallie Berger
Fight Choreography: Quinton J. Alexander
Costume Design: JQueen
Makeup Design/Special Effects: SayTen Studios (Samantha Rivera)
Lighting Design/ME: Gil Mason-Butch
Set Design: Kat Wheary
Property Design: Kelly Palmer
Audio Supervision: Adiah Hicks
Costume Assistants: Jennifer Vezza and Tamara Velazquez
Makeup/Special Effects Assistant: Triana Cullen
Assistant Stage Managers: Oliver Zane and Marissa Kennedy


Estimated Run Time
2 hours
Show Type
Live EventComedyFamilyLGBTQ+Musical


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