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Everything Is Performance
November 11, 2021 – November 21, 2021
The Department of Theatre presents Everything Is Performance, a production directed by Laley Lippard, and conceived and written by Sierra Basilio, Mercedes Fuller, Caleb Griffith, Jackie Kim, Franchesca Parker, MaryGrace Ruebens, Alex Shawn, Rowland Smith, and David Tannous.
How do we measure worth when all the world is a stage? Everything Is Performance Productions invites you to join our live studio audience for a taping of Know Your Worth!, a fabulous new reality show to find America’s Most Worthy. Witness as contestants battle for an undisclosed award with ever-shifting rules, as they strive to embody the perfect identity to prove their value. This collaboratively devised original play satirizing Reality TV will explore boxes, binaries, and breaking the mold.
Thursday, November 11, 8 p.m.
Friday, November 12, 8 p.m.
Saturday, November 13, 8 p.m.
Friday, November 19, 8 p.m.
Saturday, November 20, 8 p.m.
Sunday, November 21, 2 p.m.
Tickets are $15 general admission, $10 for UMBC students, and $10 for senior citizens (55+). Please visit here to reserve seats.
Content Advisory: This satirical play deals with topics such as racism, misogyny, and other systems of oppression. The play also includes scenes of misgendering, a scene that includes fetishization, and implied physical off-stage violence.