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Friday, December 6, 2019 | 6-10pm
December First Friday
Featuring the Premiere of a New Play by Lane Speidel at 8pm

December First Friday
Friday, December 6, 2019 | 6-10pm
Featuring the Premiere of “One Day I Hope Somebody Will Love Me,” a new play by Lane Speidel in Gallery 4 at 8pm
**NOTE: While the galleries on First Fridays are free-to-attend, please note that tickets to the play are $5-$20 (to pay the actors) and will be on-sale outside Gallery 4 the night-of beginning at 6pm. No one turned away for lack of funds.

Join us on Friday, December 6 from 6-10pm for December First Friday! We’ll be celebrating our current exhibitions by Jova Lynne, Emily Oliveira, Nat Pyper, Lane Speidel, Jim Strong and The Philadelphia Queer Elders Project!

At 8pm, Lane Speidel will premiere their new play “One Day I Hope Somebody Will Love Me” within their installation in Gallery 4.

One Day I Hope Somebody Will Love Me
A love story and a tragedy taking place within the selves, in all time or at least most time, on most days. Most characters did not give their permission to be depicted nor are aware of their choices or roles in this play.

The following are the roles and their actors.
Self/Self – Malachi Lily/Eppchez Yes
Death/Desire – Nuna Ulises/Phoebe Finch
Grief/Pain – Mal Cherifi/Billy Ray Boyer
Ghost – Marion Horowitz
Hole/Whole – Jensen Huff
Lane – Lane Speidel

It should be noted that there are limited seats available and tickets can be purchased night-of beginning at 6pm on a first come, first served basis. Once the play starts exits and entrances are not recommended.

When thinking about whether or not to see this play, please consider these content warnings: mention of suicide and suicidality, as well as descriptions of depression, and discussion of death.

Please note that Vox Populi is located on the third floor of a historic warehouse building at 319 N. 11th Street and that there are five steps leading from the street-level to the first-floor landing where the passenger elevator picks-up/drops-off. The entry into/out of the elevator is 29-inches wide, so may not accommodate all wheelchairs or motorized chairs. Any individual requiring a ramp to navigate this entryway is encouraged to get in touch with Vox Populi ahead of time to coordinate ramp-access and discuss accessibility details. Our ramps may not be suitable for all wheelchairs or motorized chairs, so we strongly encourage anyone requiring a ramp to be in touch at: or 215.238.1236

December First Friday
December 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
December 6, 2019 @ 10:00 pm