TOP PICKS: The Best LGBTQ Events This Weekend

LGBT Pride Month kicks off with First Friday parties, concerts, plays, and burlesque!

"Time Is On Our Side" is a new play by R. Eric Thomas.

“Time Is on Our Side,” a new play by R. Eric Thomas.


World Premiere: “Time Is on Our Side”
8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
The Louis Bluver Theatre at the Drake, 1512 Spruce Street; all ages.

Local playwright R. Eric Thomas debuts a new play that creatively transcends LGBTQ history and pop culture with a smart and humorous cast. Starring Brandi Burgess, Carl Clemons-Hopkins, Kristen Norine, and Ryan Walter. Tickets

Lesbian First Fridays at Voyeur // Pre-Pride Edition
10 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Voyeur Nightclub, 1221 Saint James Street; over 21.

Groove to the sounds of DJ JStarr on the 1s and 2s with three floors of nonstop raving.


Philadelphia Gay Men’s Chorus Concert: “Modern Families”
8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Prince Theatre, 1412 Chestnut Street; all ages.

Philadelphia Gay Men’s Chorus presents a special concert dedicated to family, friendship, and love. Tickets

JUNK Presents – Urban Scuba: Retro Dive
8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
JUNK, 2040 Christian Street; over 18.

Acclaimed artistic director Brian Sanders has done it again with a daredevil production that includes acrobatics, athleticism, and dance — all in the name of transforming trash. Tickets.


Honeygasm Sundays
7 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Franky Bradley’s, 1320 Chancellor Street; over 21.

HoneyTree EvilEye brings you one of her most popular burlesque sets, starring Gemini Rose, Margot Starlux, and May Day.

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