CrossCurrents Pageant Will Mild Up DC with Theater. – DC Metro Theater Arts

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The CrossCurrents Pageant placed on by Georgetown College’s The Lab occupies an fascinating house within the DC performing arts world, current on the intersection between artwork and worldwide affairs. Georgetown’s The Lab embraces theater’s energy to bridge divides and that is by no means extra obvious than of their biennial CrossCurrents Pageant, which is presently placing on occasions throughout town and which is able to culminate in a four-day occasion known as The Gathering from Could Eight-11.

‘The Chibok Women: Our Story’ could have its US Premiere on the Davis Performing Arts Middle Could 7-9. Picture Courtesy of CrossCurrents.

CrossCurrents invitations performers from world wide to carry their artistic work to Washington, emphasizing the power of progressive artists to focus on a few of society’s most difficult points. This yr’s competition will characteristic full-scale productions, residencies, concert events, and workshops, culminating in The Gathering, a four-day occasion that includes over 200 visionary artists from world wide.

Highlights of The Gathering embrace full-scale productions from Palestine, Somalia, and the UK, works in progress from the US and world wide, and performances (Could 7-9) of Renegade Theatre’s The Chibok Women: Our Story.

Derek Goldman, Lab Co-Director and Curator of CrossCurrents and The Gathering acknowledged the next in a Lab press launch: “We’ve got been overwhelmed by the vary of artists who’re making the journey to be with us, a lot of whom are touring 1000’s of miles at their very own expense, to be a part of this singular event. Equally essential to us is the chance for wider DC audiences to attach with the artists and initiatives that we’re bringing.”

For an entire itemizing of occasions within the CrossCurrents Pageant, go on-line.

Seating for these added public performances may be very restricted and tickets can be found on the CrossCurrents web site on a first-come, first-served foundation. The Gathering occasions can even be obtainable to public through livestream on HowlRound.com.


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