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Powers New Voices Festival
The Thanksgiving Play

January 20

Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre
Conrad Prebys Theatre Center

Photo Credits

(from left) Edred Utomi, Jacque Wilke, Joy Osmanski, Kevin Hafso Koppman, and Samantha Quan in the reading of Jiehae Park's peerless, part of the 2016 Powers New Voices Festival. Photo by Douglas Gates.

Powers New Voices Festival The Thanksgiving Play


The Thanksgiving Play

By Larissa FastHorse

Sunday, January 20 at 7:30 p.m.

In this satirical comedy, four well-intentioned teachers and actors set out to create a politically correct school play that can somehow celebrate both Thanksgiving and Native American Heritage Month. Can they navigate historical fact, cultural representation, and school district regulations to create a play that makes everyone thankful? Either way, the pageant must go on!

A line for standby seating will form 30 minutes before each performance of the Powers New Voices Festival.  Based on ticket-holder attendance, those standing in the standby line may be seated.  Seating is based on seat availability and is not guaranteed.  Latecomers with tickets are also not guaranteed admittance.