Best of Philly award winner 2018, 2019


Philly's BEST Award-Winning Drag Storytime. Where else, but Mister John's Music 904 S. 9th St. in the Italian Market. Starring Maria Topcatt.

 Put on your reading glasses, because the library is open, henny!

April 27th
June 22nd
July 20th
and August 17th
@ 4pm Storytime

at our 904 S 9th Street Studio in Italian Market!

Back by popular demand, your new monthly activity …  Local Drag Superstar, Maria TopCatt presents an assortment of children’s books that focus on gender, social-emotional growth, diversity, and acceptance.  Plus the diva-of-the-week, an opportunity for children to work the magical light-up runway, lip-sync performances, and more!  Come dressed in your favorite bold fashion choices and get ready to LIVE!

Drag Storytime
with Maria Topcatt

Presented at Mister John’s Music

Outdoor Pavilion Space adjacent to 904 S. 9th Street.  If there is inclement weather (rain, temperatures under 60 degrees or over 85 degrees), we will be moving indoors for a masked storytime.  Tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangable.

(Tickets are for one child with one caregiver, so if you wish to bring additional adults, be sure to purchase them a ticket as well. )

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“From the catwalk to the dance party, every child comes away feeling special, celebrated, and loved.”
[Read full review here]

“This is the coolest story time. Ever.”

“We had so much fun! We’ll definitely see you next time!”

“It’s so fun”

“This is the most amazing thing I’ve ever seen !


Maria Topcatt encouraging her guests to be themselves at Best of Philly Award-Winning Drag Storytime at Mister John's Music.
Drag Storytime PHL
Maria Topcatt and guest at Best of Philly Award-Winning Drag Storytime at Mister John's Music.
I stayed at Drag Storytime. Where else, but Mister John's Music?