Hover over any show for pop-up showtimes, descriptions, and photos. Click on any show title to see complete show details and purchase tickets. On mobile? We recommend switching to Day or List view in the drop-down menu below for easier viewing.

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

The Investigation of Warden Michael J. Cassidy

October 12 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Free

It’s 1897. Michael Cassidy, warden of Eastern State Penitentiary, stands accused of cruelty and inhumanity, of neglect and incompetence. And no one—no one—is above the law. Come hear the warden’s testimony, uncover evidence, and make your judgement—is he innocent or guilty?
This new play by Alanna Shaffer and Christine Freije pits Cassidy against an audience of “investigators” in a battle to preserve his reputation and his prison’s legacy. Half historical drama, half immersive absurdist comedy, this piece is a cutting, satirical examination of hypocrisy, power, human isolation and the limits of impunity.

Details

Date:
October 12
Time:
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
,
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-investigation-of-warden-michael-j-cassidy-tickets-50382662901

Venue

Philly Improv Theater
Mainstage, 2030 Sansom Street
Philadelphia,PA19103United States
+ Google Map