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The #metoo Plays

Nov 29 Through Dec 09 | Thu |
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THE #metoo PLAYS ARE HITTING MANHATTAN NEW YORK, NEW YORK (October 31, 2018), Celine Havard and The Alternative Theater Company present The #metoo Plays: RESIST and PERSIST two programs in alternating rep of powerful short plays, tackling different perspectives of the complex #metoo movement that has gripped the collective emotions of our nation. The First set of plays entitled RESIST will open, followed by a reception, NOVEMBER 29th, 2018 at 7:00pm and runs through December 9th at 2pm at The Alternative Theater, 500 West 52nd Street, 2nd floor, New York New York 10019. Plays include Washington Monument by W.A Walters in which a DC cover up of an brutal assault, years earlier gets revisited when a young man is being groomed for office. Will power politics win, or will justice prevail? And, Can You Hear Me Now? by Indiana playwright, Nicole Amsler, in which grandma’s beeping phone is hiding a deeper secret than her hate for tech, while three generations of women relate to each other around their understanding, and comic misunderstanding of the #metoo movement. THE #metoo PLAYS:PERSIST opens NOVEMBER 30th, 2018 at 8pm and runs through December 8th at 2pm featuring such plays as TIP by New York playwright, Frank Tangredi which centers around Logan, a young journalist who’s found himself in a situation with a female boss who praises him for more than his writing and the distress of his assault is not the laughing matter his roommate seems to think it is. Two Girls by Allie Costa, rounds out the program, Directed by Off-Broadway veteran, Karen Carpenter taking us on a poetic journey wherein two girls face arbitrary danger and fear, and yet eventually courage and hope — resonant with so many voices today.

Venue: The Alternative Theater

500 West 52nd Street, 2nd floor Map