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The Forum Players present: The Thanksgiving Play

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By Larissa FastHorse
Thursday, November 16, 2023 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Event Description: 

In Larissa FastHorse’s hilariously funny satirical play, positive intentions collide with absurd assumptions. As a terminally “woke” teacher, Logan, a high school drama teacher/ actor, enlists the help of some interesting characters: Caden, an elementary school history teacher (frustrated, inspiring Playwright and Actor). Jaxton, a yoga practitioner/actor (politically correct to a fault), and Alicia, a simplistic actress (who has a knack for being painfully honest), scramble to create a school pageant for children that somehow celebrates Turkey Day and Native American Heritage Month, or do they? Find out when you join us on the journey that is The Thanksgiving Play.

The play just made its Broadway debut at Helen Hayes Theatre with previews in March and an opening date of April 20th, closing June 11th. It was first performed off-Broadway on October 12, 2018 but first published in January 2021.

The show is directed by Jaime Arena, and co-directed by Jeriko Suzette. The production designer is Brodie McPherson. The play features Lauren Ruch, Tony Haitz, Qasim Huzair, and Isabella Wheeler. Karlie Jones, a member of the Cayuga Nation, is our Indigenous Consultant. 

General admission is $10, qualifying discounted tickets (GCC staff/faculty, seniors 55+, children under 16, non-GCC students) are $5. Admission is free for GCC students who present their ID at the box office. All other tickets are available online.

Please be advised that the play includes moments depicting historical violence.

Contact the Box Office with any questions. or call (585) 343-0055 x6490.

Stuart Steiner Theatre