YES WE CAN
After witnessing a racially-charged incident on a New York City bus, Larry turns to LeJean for a shared sense of outrage. But as a historic candidacy pushes the nation ever deeper into an identity crisis of epic proportions, LeJean's baffling response sends a whole handful of her fellow citizens into a mind-bending and side-splitting spiral of self-doubt. Hurtling from the pedestrian to the preposterous, YES WE CAN hilariously confronts the politics of identity and shared narrative, the antics and intricacies of stereotype, and compels us to ask: who are "we" when we say WE?
YES WE CAN
a comedy by Daniella Shoshan
directed by Alec Strum
featuring Duane Cooper, Makeda Declet, Judith Dry, Gina Marie Jamieson, Meera Rohit Kumbhani, Jeffrey Omura*, Stephen Stout, Dax Valdes, Ronald Washington, and Jehan O. Young
Scenic Design by Tristan Jeffers Costume Design by Franny Bohar
Lighting Design by Grant Wilcoxen | Sound Design by Janie Bullard
Casting by Megan Larche, C.S.A.
Production Stage Management by Andrea Wales*
DOWN PAYMENT PRODUCTIONS
Producing Artistic Directors: Brian Smith & Alec Strum
with Adam Dworkin, Ally Paz, and Emily Kent
Down Payment Productions is a non-profit theatrical production company committed to cultivating the next generation of American theater artists and audiences.
It is our mission to provide emerging writers, directors, actors, and designers with the resources to mount ambitious, fully-realized new works that speak directly to the young people who will shape the future of our city, nation and world.
Finally, Down Payment is dedicated to the search for innovative ways to gather resources and to the pursuit of new business models that will keep theater relevant and accessible in the 21st century. We also like to have fun.
46 Walker St.
New York, NY 10013
|Minimum Age: 16|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|