A Peek at Paper

A teacher and a student argue over a remark in class. Or was it a remark about class? Or was it really about race? Or gender? My new play Paper brings the explosive confrontations on campus around race, class, and gender onto the stage. Take Rashomon, add Mamet, mix in Black Lives Matter, and stand back. Sophia, meanwhile, is taken aback by what she considers Emmanuel’s arrogance. She is...
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Paper

              PAPER a new play by John Feffer Teacher and student argue over a remark in class. Or a remark about class. Or was it race? Or gender? Take Rashomon, add Mamet, mix in Black Lives Matter, and stand back. Venue: Trinidad Theatre at Fringe HQ (1358 Florida Ave., NE). Runtime: 75 minutes Show times: July 9 @ 2 pm July 12 @ 7:15 pm July 16 @ 11:30...
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Stuff

STUFF                   RETURNING TO DC: SPRING 2016 March 3, 4, 10, 17, 19 @ 8 pm March 13 @ 4 pm Studio 1469 in Columbia Heights (1469 Harvard St) Tickets on sale HERE                   A mother gives away her most cherished possessions and reveals her most closely guarded secrets. Other real-life...
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Before/After

BEFORE/AFTER Reading of a new play by John Feffer Part of the European Month of Culture Supported by the Delegation of the European Union to the United States 90 minutes Before/After is a multimedia portrait of the transformation of East-Central Europe told by the people who made it happen. Through words, pictures, video, and music, it tells the story of the people who chipped away at the Iron...
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Interrogation

Door prizes! Interrogation is the latest dark comedy from John Feffer. Written and performed by John Feffer Directed by Matty Griffiths   Busboys and Poets 5th and K, NW Washington, DC 12/11: 8 pm (talkback with Marc Rotenberg) 12/15: 8 pm (talkback with Greg Nojeim)   Facebook: interrogationatbusboys   $15 suggested donation at the door   Graphics by Adwoa...
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When Government Breaks the Fourth Wall

You’re at the theater. You’re sitting in your seat, paying attention to what’s going on in front of you. If the play is any good, you’ve completely forgotten that you’re sitting in a theater. You are absorbed in the new world unfolding in front of you. The theater has cast a spell over you. Then, suddenly, the actor on stage turns to the audience and begins speaking...
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