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LIVES OF THE PERFORMERS, PART II: A PORTRAIT OF JASON

Presented by Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston MA

May 26 2022
LIVES OF THE PERFORMERS, PART II: A PORTRAIT OF JASON

Hilton Als, Visiting Curator of the Performing Arts, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum,

Pulitzer-Prize winning theatre critic Hilton Als adapts 1966 film “Portrait of Jason,” the seminal documentary on the LGBTQIA+ experience, for the stage.

On December 3, 1966, director Shirley Clarke invited a small crew to her apartment at the Hotel Chelsea to make a film. What came of the night was Portrait of Jason, a groundbreaking work of cinema verité that is now known as one of the seminal documentaries on the LGBTQIA+ experience and the most influential films in cinema. Captured over a single evening, the portrayal of a gay African-American hustler and aspiring cabaret performer Jason Holliday interrogated race, class and sexuality in

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Tickets are required and include Museum admission. Choose from two seating sections.

SECTION A: FLOOR LEVEL AND FIRST BALCONY

Adults $45, seniors $40, members $35, students & children ages 7-17 $20 (children under 7 not admitted).

SECTION B: SECOND AND THIRD BALCONIES

Adults $40, seniors $35, members $30,students & children ages 7-17 $20 (children under 7 not admitted).

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Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

25 Evans Way, Boston, MA 02115

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    • Wheelchair Access

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Info regarding how this event is being affected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.:

While the City of Boston’s vaccination and mask mandates are lifted for general museum visits, the Gardner maintains its proof of vaccination and mask requirements for free and ticketed events in Calderwood Hall. Please contact the Box Office at 617 278 5156 for further assistance.

COVID-19 Phased Reopening Details

Face Masks Required: Yes
Social Distancing: No
Limited Capacity: Yes
Reservations Required: Yes
Proof of Vaccination Required: Yes

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