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Straight White Men by Young Jean Lee

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  • 12/14/19
  • 7:30 - 9 p.m.
  • $10 – $30
  • All Ages
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Event Description

A brash and bold new play for the holidays that explores male privilege with an anthropologist's curiosity and a razor-sharp wit.        

When Ed and his three adult sons come together for Christmas, they enjoy pranks, trash-talking, and takeout Chinese food -- until an existential crisis threatens to tear their happy family apart. In a world where identity matters and privilege is problematic, what is the value of being a straight white man?

Performance Dates & Times:
Thursdays: Dec. 5* & 12* 7:30 PM
Fridays: Nov. 29, Dec. 6 & 13 7:30 PM
Saturdays: Nov. 30, Dec. 7** & 14 7:30 PM
Sundays: Dec. 1, 8, and 15 2:00 PM
* Free drink with every ticket on Thirsty Thursdays!
** Post-show talk back with Jennifer Buckley following performance on 12/7

TICKETS:
$30 Adults, 28 Seniors, $10 Students w/ID
By phone at (319) 338-7672, in person at 213 N. Gilbert St., Iowa City, Tues & Wed 3-5PM, Thu & Fri 1-6PM, or 1 hour before each show. Online at www.riversidetheatre.org

Featuring Kevin Burford, Michael Francis, Diviin Huff, Kevin Michael Moore, Jaime Nevins, and Aaron Weiner. Set Design: S. Benjamin Farrar, Costumes: Emma Tremmel, Sound: Bri Atwood, Props: Stephen Polchert, Choreographer: Amy Simonson, Stage Managers: Alexis Hinman and Olivia Leslie, ASM: Noel VanDenBosch.

More information at www.riversidetheatre.org

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