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Penny Arcade (USA)

BITCH! DYKE! FAGHAG! WHORE!

The Penny Arcade Sex and Censorship Show

Joe’s Pub

Thursday, January 3 - Sunday, January 13

Running Time: 90 minutes. Arrive early, 30 minutes before showtime for erotic go-go dancing pre-party!

Members and Partners: $30
Full: $35 + fees

Warning: This program contains nudity and graphic language. 

Photo by:  Julieta Cervantes

Penny Arcade is New York’s undisputed queen of the underground, and her world-famous sex and censorship show is among the most exuberant performances to ever emerge from New York’s East Village. Penny Arcade's BITCH! DYKE! FAGHAG! WHORE! blends her trademark warmth, comedy, humanism, and razor-sharp satire with New York’s best erotic dancers in an uplifting audience dance break. Originally created as a brilliant retort to the Senator Helms NEA Censorship Crisis of 1990, BITCH! DYKE! FAGHAG! WHORE! is now a timeless and passionate rock n’ roll anthem celebrating free speech. It is a political provocation for our times. 

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Produced by Penny Arcade and Steve Zehentner in collaboration with Jeremy Goldstein for London Artists Projects, Greg Kastelman for Unbound Artists and Richard Jordan Productions. 

Support for UNDER THE RADAR provided by Select Equity FoundationVirginia & Timothy Millhiser, and The W Trust. Season support provided by the Blavatnik Family Foundation.

The LuEsther T. Mertz Charitable Trust provides leadership support for The Public Theater’s year-round activities.

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Created by Penny Arcade and Steve Zehentner
Conceived, Written, Co-Directed, and Performed by Penny Arcade
Designed, Co-Directed, and Additional Writing by Steve Zehentner
Lighting Designer: Sarah Johnston