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      July 27, 2019

      Saturday   8:00 PM (on various days)

      305 Harrison Street
      Seattle, Washington 98109

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      Citizen: An American Lyric

      A searing, multi-media poetic riff on race in America, fusing prose, poetry, movement, music, video, news and the visual image. Snapshots, vignettes, on the acts of everyday racism. Some of these encounters are slights, seeming slips of the tongue, and some are intentional offensives in the classroom, at the supermarket, at home, on the tennis court with Serena Williams, online, on TV-everywhere, all the time. Those did-that-really-just-happen-did-they-really-just-say-that slurs that happen every day and enrage in the moment and later steep poisonously in the mind. And, of course, those larger incidents that become national or international firestorms. As Rankine writes, "This is how you are a citizen."

      LOCATION: Center Theater at Seattle Center Armory

      PERFORMANCE DATES
      Thursday, July 11 Preview Performance
      Friday, July 12 Hansberry Night Preview Performance
      Run dates: Jul 11 - 28 (matinee and evening)

      ACCESSIBLE PERFORMANCES
      We intend to make the following four performances accessible to individuals with different access needs. Please contact Roland Carette-Meyers, Accessibility Coordinator for any questions or to inquire about specific requests. access@soundtheatrecompany.org

      Sensory Friendly Saturday, July 20 2PM matinee
      CART Sunday, July 21, 2PM matinee
      ASL Interpretation - Friday, July 26 8PM

      Cost: Payment required - Sound Theatre Company is continuing our Radical Hospitality ticket pricing for this season to help make our work accessible for all. We have four tiers, available at any performance: $5 - Inclusion Rate $25 - General Admission Rate $50 - Patron Rate $75 - Benefactor Rate You are welcome to purchase tickets at any price you choose. There is no difference in service or seating among the price levels; the higher rates reflect the true cost of producing our high-quality, award-winning work. Sound Theatre appreciates your commitment to supporting art and artists in your local community.

      Categories: Performing Arts

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