Radical Democracy

It is crucial that this story be told by a diverse company, for a diverse audience, including both traditional theatergoers, and immigrants and former refugees. Rich with non-verbal storytelling, music and movement, this production will actively welcome audiences unfamiliar with the play. An audience is a community, forged among strangers through the experience of sharing a story. When important truths are told on stage, it reverberates far beyond the walls of the theater, for both the theater makers and the audience. In the face of the worst crisis of displacement since World War II, people are craving a way to humanize the refugee experience. “Arden/Everywhere” offers just such an opportunity.

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