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Pride & Performance: Soul Showcase

May 4th , 4:00pm 7:00pm

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In partnership with Death of the Party and Brooklyn Community Pride Center

Join us for an open-mic style variety showcase about grief and loss centering voices of the LGBTQ+ community. 

Green-Wood is hosting Death of the Party for their first-ever variety showcase, inviting talented individuals to perform their works surrounding themes of loss. Founded by Melanie Wilson, Death of the Party is a growing community for grieving LGBTQ+ folks and allies who have experienced the death of someone close. Their mission is to host community events that facilitate creative ways to express and explore grief.

Price: Free. Registration required.

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Hosted by The Green-Wood Cemetery in partnership with Death of the Party and Brooklyn Community Pride Center, share your original, grief inspired poetry, music, comedy, spoken  word, or dance with fellow LGBTQ+ artists and allies who understand loss. After the “Soul Showcase,” enjoy mingling at a post-show mixer. It is not required that you perform; for those who want to just sit back and experience others’ art, please grab a ticket and bring your friends.

To sign-up as a performer, please fill out this form. We will curate the performance line-up to ensure variety prior to the event. We appreciate you sharing your talents and soul with us.

Free. Registration required. Please consider a $10 donation to the Green-Wood Historic Fund so that we can continue to offer free and low-cost programs throughout the year.


  • Attendees must follow ALL instructions and guidance from Cemetery staff and ambassadors.
  • Tickets: There is no need to print tickets. Attendees will be checked in by name.
  • Where to go: Contactless check-in will take place at the Modern Chapel near the Main Entrance at Fifth Avenue and 25th Street (500 25th Street).