Emily Davis in “Is This A Room: REALITY WINNER VERBATIM TRANSCRIPTION”

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Jan 4–Jan 12, 2019 Buy Tickets

Is This A Room: REALITY WINNER VERBATIM TRANSCRIPTION

with Becca BlackwellEmily DavisPete SimpsonT.L. Thompson

A true story, still unfolding.

At the center of an imperative discourse about what it means to have honor in today’s America.

June 3, 2017
A 25-year-old former Air Force linguist named Reality Winner (Emily Davis) is surprised at her home by the FBI, interrogated, and then charged with leaking evidence of Russian interference in our voting system. She’s in jail now.

Is This A Room stages the verbatim FBI transcript of what happened at Reality’s house that day. With an original score by Sanae Yamada (Moon Duo, Vive la Void).

As the verbal dance between knife-sharp Reality and the FBI agents unfolds in Reality’s home and her autonomy shrinks before her eyes, a simmering real-life thriller emerges—with consequences that extend from the most personal to the totally political.

Concept and Direction by Tina Satter. Score by Sanae Yamada. Costume Design by Enver Chakartash. Set Design by Parker Lutz. Lighting Design by Thomas Dunn. Sculptural Design by Amanda Villalobos. Production and Stage Management by Randi Rivera. Assistant Direction and Stage Management by Mariana Catalina.

Friday, January 4 8pm
Saturday, January 5 8pm
Sunday, January 6 2pm
Tuesday, January 8 8pm
Wednesday, January 9 8pm
Thursday, January 10 8pm
Friday, January 11 8pm
Saturday, January 12 2pm and 8pm

Tickets $25 General / $20 Members

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Tina Satter/Half Straddle: Is This A Room: Reality Winner Verbatim Transcription is made possible with support from Howard Gilman Foundation, The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, and Joseph and Joan Cullman Foundation for the Arts; and in part by public funds from New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. Is This A Room: Reality Winner Verbatim Transcription was developed in part at The Ground Floor at Berkeley Rep, New York Theatre Workshop’s Dartmouth Residency, and a Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Residency in 2018.

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Emily Davis update

This August she’ll be working at the New York Theatre Workshop Dartmouth Residency with “Is This A Room: Reality Leigh Winner Verbatim Transcription”, a piece set to premiere in January 2019 at The Kitchen in NYC.Davis

Emily Davis: O EARTH at HERE

I recommend you enjoy my client EMILY DAVIS in:
The world premiere of O, EARTH, an original play by Casey Llewellyn being produced by The Foundry Theatre (Good Person of Szechwan, Telephone, Gertrude and Alice) at HERE Arts Center in SoHo.
http://thefoundrytheatre.org/
The play is directed by Dustin Wills (Two-time recipient of the Princess Grace Award for Theatre, a Drama League and Boris Sagal directing fellow, Williamstown Theatre Festival and Drama League Director.)

The play is a queered Our Town and explores a panorama of characters from gay popular culture, theatre history, and radical New York City, to ask how we live as ourselves  and in communion with others.

Emily will be portraying Portia De Rossi, and sharing the stage with a fantastic group of luminaries:

Kristen Sieh (Boardwalk Empire, Orange is the New Black) !

Jess Barbagallo (of Big Dance Theater, Half Straddle) !

Donnetta Lavinia Grays (The Wrestler, Wild Canaries) !

Moe Angelos (The Builders Association, Sontag, Reborn) !

Martin Moran (writer, The Tricky Part, All The Rage) !

Ato Blankson Wood (HAIR, Lysistrata Jones) !

and more!

I’m very proud of the production and would love to have you there.

Review in TIMEOUT: http://www.timeout.com/newyork/theater/o-earth

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