209th Anniversary Season · America's Oldest · Founded 1809
Production History

A World premiere drama inspired by an historic meeting in Camden that brought two great artists together.

Mickle Street

By Michael Whistler

February 17 – March 8, 2015
Independence Studio on 3 Production History

In 1882, the flamboyant, dashing, young Oscar Wilde created a sensation, touring the United States on an extensive lecture tour. While visiting Philadelphia, he planned one side trip, crossing the Delaware to Camden to meet with America's own Great Grey Poet, Walt Whitman. Join us onMickle Street and spend an afternoon with two great writers – one at the dawn of his career, the other enjoying his quiet fame. Over a glass of elderberry wine, two great men discuss man's most aesthetical existence and discover a common sense of beauty.

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