Opening Night: NYC Teens Take The Stage--presented by #HealMeToo Festival
Wed 3/27 at 7pm
LENGTH OF SHOW: 90 minutes
At IRT Theater:
154 Christopher St. NYC (west of Hudson)
Buzzer 3B (third floor)
Young women and men from NYC high schools will headline our Opening Night, followed by a Teen Talkback
*The teens of GoodCapp Arts will perform excerpts from Katie Cappiello's widely-toured productions, unpacking topics such as rape culture, consent, masculinity, and slut-shaming.
*Students from Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis High Schools Smash Arts Productions will perform excerpts of their original theater and dance work, loosely based on the Brock Turner case, created in collaboration with Education at Roundabout Theatre Company.
*Post-Show Talkback led by Teen Eye Magazines Em Odesser and with Elise Schuster of okayso.co on important topics that dont get taught in Sex Ed consent and pleasure.
Content Warning: Sexually explicit material, some of which contains transcripts from Emily Does testimony in the Brock Turner case, describing aspects of the assault and its aftermath.
Learn more about this event at: tinyurl.com/HM2Teens
The #HealMeToo Festival is produced, in part, through Kori Rushton and IRT's Residency Season (irttheater.org) from March 25 through April 15, 2019.
PLEASE DONATE TO IRT THEATER
IRT Theater is a grassroots laboratory for independent theater and performance in New York City, providing space and support to a new generation of artists. Tucked away in the old Archive Building in Greenwich Village, IRTs mission is to build a community of emerging and established artists by creating a home for the development and presentation of new work. Some of the artists we have supported include Young Jean Lee, Reggie Watts and Mike Daisey.
This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, New York State Council on the Arts and The Nancy Quinn Fund, a project of ART-NY.
PLEASE NOTE: All sales final and there is no late seating at IRT Theater.
***IRT is a fully wheelchair-accessible facility.***
IRT Theater (Ver)
154 Christopher Street #3B
New York, NY 10014
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