We are the Wake (2018)

We are the Wake (2018)

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Feb 7-11, 2018

We are the Wake (2018)

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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News and Reviews

"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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Creators

Director

Kelsey Kinzer

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Playwright

Ayla Sullivan

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Cast

Erika Haase

Dee Graham

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Production Team

Dramaturg

Jashodhara Sen

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