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February 4, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - February 13, 2016 @ 9:30 pm
Denim Doves by Adrienne Dawes
JANUARY 21st- FEBRUARY 13th 2016
*facebook won’t let us make the event for more than 2 weeks
“You are safe here, Sister.” Inside the compound walls, five fertile sister-wives enjoy many freedoms. Free sleep. Free Welches grape. Free laughter. Free denims of every length. Set in a dystopian future (which feels a lot like the mid 1990s), Denim Doves is a collaboratively devised feminist farce that explores themes of women in subjugation and the hilarious consequences of a rigid dick-tatorship.
Written by Adrienne Dawes
Music by Erik Secrest and Henna Chou
Lyrics by Cyndi Williams
Devised in collaboration with Salvage Vanguard Theater
Directed by Florinda Bryant and Jenny Larson
Dramaturgy by Meredith Robbins
Cast: Kerri Atwood, Florinda Bryant, Henna Chou, Alyssa Dillard, Judd Farris, Jenny Larson, Renna Larson, Khattie Q, Erik Secrest and Cyndi Williams
Design: Kaci Beeler (set), Robert Fisher (sound), Natalie George (lights), Jessica Gilzow (costumes), and Rachel Long (props)
PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE:Jan 21st- Feb 13rd 2016. Thursday- Saturday nights at 8pm.
Friday Jan 29th – Bedpost Confessions, BossBabes ATX and YWCA ATX host a talk-back following the performance of Denim Doves.
Saturday Feb 6th Super Harvest Super Party* On the waning crescent moon, we’ll celebrate with free celestial cocktails, free futuristic appetizers, and a post-show party with the creative team of Denim Doves. Please wear your finest denims and fanciest braids.
TICKETS: Tickets are pay-what-you-wish, starting price $10. *Super Harvest Super Party tickets start at $35 and include free food, drinks and a post-show party. For tickets please visit: http://salvagevanguard.org/tickets/
This project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department, the Texas Commission on the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts ARTWORKS project, as well as the Mid-American Arts Alliance.
Denim Doves was developed with support from Scriptworks’ Seed Support Fund. For more information about ScriptWorks visit http://www.scriptworks.org
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