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Encounters: A Social Issues Anthology

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Repeats every day 3 times.
Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Event Description: 

Five Short Pieces:

THE UNSPOKEN 200

Written by Ehinomen Okojie

On the night of 14–15 April 2014, 276 female students were kidnapped from the Government Secondary School in the town of Chibok in Borno State, Nigeria. Till this day 195 are still missing!

Save The Date

Written by Caity-Shea Violette

Hours from her wedding, Andrea meets her estranged lover in their park. A tug-of-war between passion and timing, they explore the expiration date of "the one that got away".

Sister

Written by Kita Mehaffy

When Andréa, down on her luck, sees Alex in the park early one Sunday morning, she hopes to find the humanity in a woman who had previously looked right through her. Andréa even tries to prompt her as to their previous face-to-face, but to no avail. Alex only sees what she wants to see while Andréa responds with the agitated violence of frustration. Andréa can't help it. Sometimes being invisible wears on a girl.

Summer Storms

Written by Jaisey Bates

Combines before 'the worst shooting in u.s. history,' 'they were dancing,' and 'i had a dream but now i'm woke'. Why these words: Summer 2016 waking horror dreams led to this gathering of words in support of mutual healing, strengthened community and positive change. That we might build with our joined words an enduring shelter from such storms. That we might write a new story worthy of our children, our children's children. That we might learn, in the precious few moments we are gifted, to walk together in beauty this beloved ground.

Boulder Holder

A 1 minute scene addressing violence in schools.

 

Ticket Pricing:

  • $8.00 General Admission
  • $6.00 GCC Alumni 
  • $5.00 Staff/Senior 55+
  • $3.00 Student 

Please contact the Box Office at boxoffice@genesee.edu or (585)345-6814 with reservation requests or any questions

Location: 
Stuart Steiner Theatre