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What to Send Up When It Goes Down

November 22, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - November 28, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 24, 2019

$15 – $35

What to Send Up When It Goes Down is a community ritual created in response to the deaths of Black people as a result of racialized violence. As lines between characters and actors, observers and observed blur, a dizzying series of vignettes build to a climactic moment where performance and reality collide. Meant to disrupt the pervasiveness of anti-blackness and acknowledge the resilience of Black people throughout history, this theatrical work uses parody, song, movement, and audience participation to create a space for catharsis, reflection, cleansing, and healing.

Performances will take place at Hibernian Hall (184 Dudley St Roxbury, MA 02119) on November 14 and 16, and at The Ex ( 64 Brattle St Cambridge, MA 02138) on November 20-24.

 

Details

Start:
November 22, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
End:
November 28, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Cost:
$15 – $35
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Venue

American Repertory Theater
64 Brattle St.
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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