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An interview with Duwon and Maaji, actors from TONYC's longest running troupe, Concrete Justice about their latest production, Homeless Woes. Homeless Woes is a forum play interrogating gentrification, police interactions & NYC shelters, based on the real-life experience of the actors. Created and performed by Concrete Justice. Presented by Theatre of the Oppressed NYC, in partnership St. Mary’s Episcopal Church.Read more
REAL, an actor from TONYC's Brooklyn Justice Corps Troupe at CASES, talks about the impact of performing in the Legislative Theatre Festival. This interview is part of a series conducted by Lance Richardson.Read more
Thank you to everyone who participated in Inside/Outside, the 2015 Legislative Theatre Festival, whether in the theatre or remotely!
Over the course of two evenings, 500 “spect-actors” collaborated with partnering advocacy organizations to generate five proposals in response to our troupes’ plays, which were presented to the attending legislators and voted on by actors and audiences. On the final day, workshops by Participatory Budgeting NYC, Arts & Democracy and Community Voices Heard trained community members in other forms of creative civic engagement.
Alex and Andrew, two actors from Covenant House Troupe, discuss their first experiences with Theatre of the Oppressed NYC and the rehearsal process. This interview is part of a series conducted by Lance Richardson, in preparation for TONYC’s third annual Legislative Theatre Festival, Inside/Outside.Read more