Ameriville: State of the Union Seen Through Humor, Hip Hop
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The last date listed for Ameriville was Sunday February 19, 2012 / 3:00pm.
Currently at Victory Gardens Zacek McVay Theater:
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A nursing home in northern Idaho is shutting down, making the futures of the longtime employees and three remaining patients uncertain. Even worse, Gerald, a 91-year-old patient suffering from Alzheimer's, has wandered off. The search for Gerald takes place in the midst of a record-breaking blizzard, but that's not the only crisis the staff is dealing with. This Midwest premiere by award-winning playwright Samuel D. Hunter and director Joanie Schultz -- the same team behind last season's The Whale -- is an emotional and funny look at life with plenty of unexpected twists. Learn More
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This show was absolutely stunning and I recommend it to every person in America. Not only do the performers have great talent and musical ability, but the individual "sections" of the show are very moving and powerful. It reminds us that we are...continued
Quotes & Highlights
“[Their work] absolutely demands to be seen” —Boston Globe
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by Universes — Steven Sapp, Mildred Ruiz, Gamal Chasten, William Ruiz
Developed with and directed by Chay Yew
Performed by the celebrated performance ensemble Universes, this thrilling exploration of the American experience prowls the dark corners of our contemporary landscape and asks, “If Hurricane Katrina happened again, would we be ready?”
An electrifying evening infused with hip hop, song, poetry and dance, Ameriville is a passionate and hopeful vision of a community’s responsibility to another amidst a nation in turmoil.