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"Dead Youth" or "The Leaks"

Creative Writing Program

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 7:30PM
Philbin Studio Theatre

In Notre Dame Professor Joyelle McSweeney's award-winning, eco-farcical rewiring of The Tempest, Julian Assange pilots a hijacked containership full of Dead Youth towards Magnetic Island, planning to revive them/upload them onto the Internet; not one but two rival hijackers aims to thwart this mission, while presiding deity Henrietta Lacks looks on with grave displeasure.

This outrageous farce poses serious questions: can Justice survive the Anthropocene? Can Justice survive on a planet riven with racial, gendered, economic, environmental, colonialist, and ableist inequalities? Chicago's Runaways Lab Theater reprise their hilarious and haunting production of this timely work.

Contains adult or mature content.

This is a free but ticketed event. Tickets will only be available for pick-up one hour prior to the performance. To guarantee your reservation please pick-up your Will Call tickets at least 15 minutes prior to the performance. In the event of a sell out, unclaimed Will Call tickets will be used to seat patrons waiting on standby.

Co-sponsored by the Department of English, the Creative Writing Program, Gender Studies, the Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts, and the Department of Film, Television, and Theatre.

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