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WE ARE PUSSY RIOT or EVERYTHING IS P.R.

 WE ARE PUSSY RIOT or EVERYTHING IS P.R. is now available to university theaters for consideration in their student production schedule.  This play had an electric production at Emerson Stage in April 2016, directed by Kenneth Prestininzi, and was acted, stage managed, lit, costumed and set by all all-star team of undergraduates.

I used Pussy Riot members’ own words, their trial transcripts, their letters from prison, and public statements by Putin, Patriarch Kirill, Anna Politkovskaya and even Madonna to provide the framework around which to construct this circus-play.  It is a marvelous opportunity to challenge students about genre, form and the very purpose of theatre. 

part political play, part punk performance, all ecstatic! -- Emily Morse, New Dramatists

Check in at info@barbarahammond.com if you have any questions about producing this play at your high school, college or university.