We are the Wake (2018)

We are the Wake (2018)

Feb 7-11, 2018

We are the Wake (2018)

Tickets $16

Tickets $16

  • Presented by: CU Boulder College of Arts and Sciences Department of Theatre & Dance
  • Runtime: 90 minutes
  • Venue: Loft Theatre
  • University Theatre Building, 261 University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80302

2016-17 New Play Festival Winner

On a journey to New York’s Hart Island to visit loved ones buried in unmarked mass graves, four women discover secrets, lost souls … and themselves.

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This production contains explicit, racially-charged language.

News and Reviews

"'We are the Wake' seeks to show not all plays about black and queer Americans have to be about surviving death, violence and marginalization — they can also be about joy and celebration."

Jill Kimball, CU Presents

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"As a playwright, it's my job to present a complex narrative and write about things that are complicated for me and the people who'll see it... You can use theater to create dialogue."

Juliet Wittman, Westword

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Kelsey Kinzer

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Ayla Sullivan

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Erika Haase

Dee Graham

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Production Team


Jashodhara Sen

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