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THEYFRIEND 2023 Poetry & Music Showcase

November 17 @ 7:00 pm PST

The THEYFRIEND 2023 Nonbinary Performance Festival continues with compelling spoken word, bumping music and dynamic performance!

Friday, November 17, 7:00pm – 9:00pm (6:30 pm doors)
Brava Theater Center’s Cabaret
2773 24th Street, San Francisco, CA 94110
$20 early bird | $25 general admission
Limited pay what you can tickets

Hosted by Vin Seaman
DJ phishr_price
With Alder Duan Hurley, Criibaby, Jean Wildest, Libby Oren, Xtra.dae, and video from TAYLOR ALXNDR and DeVery Bess

Revel in the words, lyrics, and flow of the THEYFRIEND Nonbinary Poetry & Music Showcase! Hosted by Diamond Wave Director and Brava Artist-in-Residence, Vin Seaman, the evening will feature live performances from poets Alder Duan Hurley and Libby Oren, musician Criibaby, and performers Jean Wildest (Chicago) and Xtra.dae, with video from musician and drag performer TAYLORALXNDR (Atlanta) and performer DeVery Bess (Toronto). Come early or stay late to experience the music of DJ phishr_price!

About THEYFRIEND: Now in its third year, THEYFRIEND is the world’s first performance festival uplifting, centering, and celebrating nonbinary identity! For more information on THEYFRIEND events happening November 14–18, 2023, visit

Accessibility information: Brava is wheelchair accessible with ADA-accessible all-gender restrooms. The space also includes an upstairs mezzanine with additional seating that is only accessible by stairs. All videos will have open captions.

If you need ASL interpretation or ADA accessible seating for this show, please indicate so during the ticketing process no later than November 10th. For any questions about accessibility please email

COVID information: Masking STRONGLY encouraged, participating hosts/staff are COVID tested before the event.

This event is made possible with support from the California Arts Council and the Phyllis C. Wattis Foundation, and is presented in partnership with Brava! for Women in the Arts. Diamond Wave is a fiscally sponsored project of Intersection for the Arts that is supported by Grants for the Arts, the Horizons Foundation, the Walter & Elise Haas Fund and the San Francisco Arts Commission.


November 17
7:00 pm PST
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