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Eric & Lili’s Night at the Museum!

Drag queen archaeologists have taken over the Penn Museum!

Thursday, October 28, 2021 |
8:00PM - 9:30PM ET

Cartoonish depictions of Eric and Lili in archaeologist costumes.

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They sing, they dance, and they know the names of all the tools—like the pokey one and the brushy thing. Join Eric Jaffe and Lili St. Queer on their first ever musical Museum tour and you'll see historical objects in a brand new (very gay) light. But follow closely behind their highly educated high heels—there may be other queens lurking in the exhibits! Get ready to laugh, cry, and learn facts you should probably verify later.

Your hosts will guide you on an after-hours, interactive, walking tour of the galleries where local performers will delight with live musical theater and dance. Please note that you will be actively moving through the galleries with the performers for the full duration of the performance. If you require accommodations, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Catch a glimpse of a gown worn by Eric in their musical parody Thweeney Todd: The Flaming Barber of Fleek Street currently on display in The Stories We Wear special exhibition!

Performances begin at 6 pm and 8 pm. Choose from General Admission and VIP tickets. VIP ticket holders will be a featured part of the show and receive a signed poster, goodie bag, and free admission to an upcoming Ancient Alcohol tour.

Some content of this original musical is mature in nature.

About the Performers

Lili St Queer is a musician, cabaret & theatre artist, drag queen, comedian, educator, and DJ. They are a co-founder of Jaffe St. Queer Productions, whose partnership with the Painted Bride produced the musical parody The Lizard of Oz, and their cabaret duo Glitter & Garbage was named Philly Magazine's Best Cabaret Act 2019.

Eric Jaffe is a world ukulele champion, an above average singer, and a genderfull glamour monster. Eric is winner of the 2018 Philly Drag Awards for Best Host, Best Alternative Drag Queen, and Drag Queen of the Year as well as 2020 Performer of the Year. You can find Eric scouring the Philadelphia cabaret and drag scene screaming at the top of their lungs about food. They starred in the original queer musical Basic Witches at The Arden and co-founded Jaffe St. Queer Productions, bringing to life the musical parody Thweeney Todd: The Flaming Barber of Fleek Street, the Barrymore recommended Gay Mis, and the Barrymore recommended Lizard of Oz at The Painted Bride Art Center. Currently you can find Eric as resident host at Fabrika every Thursday through Sunday! For more on Eric Jaffe, check your local Wawa, by the milkshake machine, but also check out theericjaffe.com.

$35 General | $50 VIP

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Support for Eric & Lili's Night at the Museum has been provided by The Sachs Program for Arts Innovation.