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Party Mix [New Works Theater Festival]
September 5, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 14, 2019
One event on September 9, 2019 at 7:30pm
One event on September 15, 2019 at 2:00pm
**A note about our location: The front door to Copious is on Market Street, between Bop Street Records and Pie Bar.**
Confirmed Festival Schedule:
7:30 to 8:30pm- Hypotheticals
8:30 to 8:45pm- First Intermission
8:45 to 9:30pm- Spokesman
9:30 to 9:45pm Second Intermission
9:45 to 11pm- Hitchhikers
Doors will be open during intermission if you want to come later to see a specific show.
3 brand new plays by 3 playwrights of color! Come celebrate minority directors, writers, designers, and actors coming together to create one big community celebration of theatre. Hitchhiker, by Kendall Uyeji, directed by Kiefer Harrionton, is about an asian woman who decides to pick up a hitchhiker, and another, and another, and then things get crazy as her night turns into an event that changes her life. Hypotheticals, by Teague Parker, directed by Aviona Brown, is about two African American men who talk about race and the school system as they both work in a Montessori Preschool, one trying to leave the place, the other, trying to change it. And The Spokesman, by José Amador, directed by Marisol Soledad, is about the mayor of Chumpville, as he tries to get a Latino to be their Spokesperson for the police, and things start to go awry as he does. This event is about celebrating each other and bringing different communities together to share in each other’s stories and experiences.
Tonight’s Cocktail: The Party Drink
Accessibility: Our freight elevator can be accessed from the entrance to the building on NW 56th. We know a separate entrance is not ideal and apologize for any inconvenience as a result of the building we are in. Please let Copious know if you need access to our elevator and one of our house managers will be happy to receive you upon your arrival.
Copious is an inclusive and safe space. The following actions or display of behavior will not be tolerated: bigotry, racism, sexism, transphobia, homophobia, misogyny, ableism, as well as the disrespect of the rules of consent. While our space does not meet ADA requirements, there is an old freight elevator in the building and it can be used as necessary. We will make every accommodation we can with advance notice. Our staff is here to support you.