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The Poetry Brothel: Dungeon

Welcome to a unique and immersive poetry event that takes poetry outside classrooms and lecture halls and places it in the lush interiors of a bordello. The Madame presents a rotating cast of poets, each operating within a carefully crafted character, who share their work in public readings, spontaneous eruptions of poetry, and most distinctly, as purveyors of private poetry readings on beds, chaise lounges and in private rooms.

For a fee, all of the poets are available for these sequestered readings at any time during the event. Of course, any true bordello need a good cover; ours is an immersive cabaret featuring poetry, burlesque, live music, vaudeville, aerials, visual art, magic, and mysticism, with newly integrated themes, performances and installations at each event.Doors open at 8pm, and the show begins promptly at 8:30pm.

For more information, please visit Thematic costumes and/or cocktail attire are encouraged but not required.


Earlier Event: May 14
Company One Showcase
Later Event: July 20
Artists & Poets Reading