The Twilight Aristocracy

Fri Mar 15 2024 at 07:00 pm to Sun Mar 17 2024 at 10:00 pm

The General's Residence | San Francisco

Detour Dance
Publisher/HostDetour Dance
The Twilight Aristocracy
Immersive yourself in a theatrical experience within a queer secret society at The General's Residence. This way, your initiation awaits.
About this Event

Come take part in Detour's newest immersive theater experience, The Twilight Aristocracy, as we blend drag, dance and theater to reveal the innerworkings of a queer clandestine operation at The General's Residence in San Francisco's Fort Mason Center for Arts and Culture.

Before purchasing a ticket to The Twilight Aristocracy, below are a few IMPORTANT things to consider:

  • Age Restrictions: You must be 18+ to attend The Twilight Aristocracy.
  • No Late Entry: Please arrive 30 minutes before your scheduled showtime to leave room for the onboarding process. Due to the immersive and intimate nature of the show, there is no late entry. Any unclaimed tickets will be released at the start of the performance.
  • Attire: Please be advised that you will be standing and walking for long periods of time. We recommend you wear comfortable closed toe shoes – heels are strongly discouraged. Read below for accessibility information.
  • An Extra Note on Attire: You're invited to dress as your most fabuluos self. Bust out your espionage chic: mystery, elegance, and queer frivolity are the name of the game.
  • Bag/Coat Check: Bags and large coats will not be permitted inside The Twilight Aristocracy. A complimentary coat/bag check will be provided, however space is limited. Please plan ahead.
  • COVID Safety: All guests are encouraged to wear KN95 masks. Performers will be unmasked.
  • Behavior: Disrespectful, lewd behavior, or any form of harassment towards performers, crew or other audience members will not be permitted and will result in the guest’s immediate removal from the premises.
  • Arriving: The entrance for The General's Residence is off Bay Street at Franklin.
  • Public Transportation: Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture is served by the following MUNI lines: 19, 28, 30, 30X, 43, and 49. In addition, Golden Gate Transit stops at the intersection of Lombard and Fillmore Streets.
  • Parking: There is no designated parking available for the General’s Residence. Parking for disabled visitors displaying valid credentials is available near the General’s Residence or in any marked space at Fort Mason at regular parking rates. Visitors can park in the Fort Mason Center for Arts and Culture lower lot (space permitting and at prevailing rates) or on adjacent city streets per posted regulations. The Fort Mason Center lower lot is entered at Marina Blvd and Buchanan Streets. Visitors may walk back to the General’s Residence either up the stairs or through the paths on the Great Meadow. The walking distance is about ¼ mile and the elevation change is approximately 55 feet.
  • Refund Policy: Refunds can not be guaranteed for The Twilight Aristocracy, however we will do our best to accommodate ticket exchange requests. For ticket exchange requests, please contact us at [email protected]


  • The General's Residence is a three-story building with an elevator. There are ADA-compliant routes for guests that prefer to not climb stairs, use wheelchairs, or use other assistive devices. You can email [email protected] to let us know you’re coming, and we can plan accordingly!
  • There is no fixed seating in the venue, however there are chairs throughout the space, where you are welcome to take respite. Please be advised that you will be standing and walking for a majority of the performance, and moving throughout the venue.
  • ASL Interpretation: Detour will not have an on-site ASL interpreter; rather, guests will provide their own ASL Interpreter and Detour will cover the cost of the interpreter’s ticket. Pending the interpreter’s rate, Detour can cover a portion or the full interpreter fee. Please email [email protected] to coordinate.
  • All bathrooms are gender inclusive.
  • NOTAFLOF: No one is turned away for lack of funds. Please email [email protected] if ticket prices are a barrier.
  • If you have any questions about accessibility needs, please reach out to [email protected]


Director: Eric Garcia
Contributing Directors: Chuck Wilt
Playwright: Brian Thorstenson
Deviser-Performers: Kacie Boblitt, James Brunt, Quinn Dixon, Syd Franz, Glamputee, Falsetta Knockers, Mudd the Two-Spirit, Natalia Roberts, Emma Tome, Melissa Lewis Wong
Sound Designer: Jaren Feeley
Lighting Designer: Del Medoff

More information about Detour:

The Twilight Aristocracy is funded by California Arts Council, Zellerbach Family Foundation, Charlotte Mailliard Shultz Fund for the Arts, and generous individual donors. Detour receives support from Grants for the Arts and San Francisco Arts Commission.


Event Venue & Nearby Stays

The General's Residence, 1 Fort Mason, San Francisco, United States


USD 30.00 to USD 150.00

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