After Orlando - Fort Worth

Jan 30 2017

Presented by Stage West Theatre and DNAWORKS

Directed by Daniel Banks 

Monday, January 30 at 7:00 pm.
Admission is free; donations will go to LGBTQ S.A.V.E.S.
Staged reading and Community Dialogue followed by a Reception

Reception Entertainment by musician Jordan Jones
 
For tickets SOLD OUT! Call the box office to put your name on the waiting list 817-784-9378 
 
In partnership with Cara Mia Theatre Co. and Jubilee Theatre
Made possible by a grant from the Tecovas Foundation

AFTER ORLANDO is an evening of short plays addressing love, freedom, and community as well as the challenging themes of discrimination, stigma, and violence. 

The evening will include a post show dialogue, allowing audience members opportunities to engage with the issues raised in the work and hear each other’s stories. The evening will benefit LGBTQ S.A.V.E.S., a local youth advocacy and service organization.

Featured playwrights:

J. Julian Christopher 
Nathan Alan Davis
Deborah Zoe Laufer
David Lee
Anders Lustgarten
Jennifer Maisel
Winter Miller
Viet Nguyen
Giovanni Ortega
Monica Palacios
Katie Pearl
Sung Rno
Caridad Svich
Aradhana Tiwari
Ken Urban

Performers:

Edyka Chilomé
Ramy Eletreby
Aaron Green
Fernando Hernandez
Denise Lee
Oris Phillips, Jr.
Kyndal Robertson 
Jenny Tucker 
 
 
AFTER ORLANDO was originally conceived by NoPassport Theatre Alliance and Missing Bolts Productions in NYC as an evening of commissioned plays by internationally acclaimed playwrights to raise awareness of the lives lost in the Orlando massacre on June 12, 2016.

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The mission of LGBTQ S.A.V.E.S. is to foster the well-being of LGBTQ students in the public schools of Fort Worth and surrounding communities by promoting safe, egalitarian, and supportive environments and policies. To that end, LGBTQ S.A.V.E.S. works to provide LGBTQ students and their families with resources related to LGBTQ issues, and with safe spaces for social and personal development.

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With generous support from

Alchemy Pops,
Costco,
Ensemble Coworking,
Fancy's Personal Chef Services,
Fiesta Mart,
Juice Junkies,
Koya Cakes,
Natural Grocers,
Sam's Club,
Long Hill Designs,
Perfect Bite Culinary Services,
Sprouts Farmers Market,
Tom Thumb,
Whole Foods Market
and
Wildtoad Toffee