World premiere of a newly commissioned work, inspired by the DC Sniper events.
Forest Treás (pronounced ‘Triage’) examines the unforeseen effects of the Information Age on a community in violent crisis.
MAY 31 - JUNE 30, 2019
October 2002. The ongoing Beltway Sniper crisis looms over the residents of Forest Treàs, a neighborhood on the outskirts of Washington, DC. As the Neighborhood Association struggles to maintain a sense of calm and security, a documentary filmmaker proposes a radical solution: put cameras everywhere and live-stream their neighborhood. What could go wrong?
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This work is funded in part through a DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities grant and will include a series of free community engagement events surrounding the themes of the show.
June 9: Post-Show discussion with the creative team behind Forest Treàs
June 13: Panel Discussion led by the Wendt Center discussing grief and trauma
More dates and details to be announced.
ENSEMBLE & CREATIVE TEAM
Story by Navid Azeez
5 Weeks Only
Friday, May 31 @ 8PM - Pay What You Can (PWYC) Preview
Saturday, June 1 @ 8PM - $20 Preview
Sunday, June 2 @ 7PM - $20 Preview
Thursday, June 6 @ 8PM - $20 Preview
Friday, June 7 @ 8PM - Opening Night
Saturday, June 8 @ 8PM
Sunday, June 9 @ 7PM
Thursday, June 13 @ 8PM
Friday, June 14 @ 8PM
Saturday, June 15 @ 3 PM + 8PM
Sunday, June 16 @ 7PM
Thursday, June 20 @ 8PM
Friday, June 21 @ 8PM
Saturday, June 22 @ 3 PM + 8PM
Sunday, June 23 @ 7PM
Thursday, June 27 @ 8PM
Friday, June 28 @ 8PM
Saturday, June 29 @ 3 PM + 8PM
KELLY COLBURN, Director
NAVID AZEEZ, Sound Designer
HAYDEN MORRISSETT, Production Stage Manager