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2-4-1 Tickets to BODY AWARENESS at Actor's Theatre
Herberger Theater Center
222 East Monroe StreetPhoenix, AZ 85004
Annie Baker’s Body Awareness asks two simple questions for any relationship – in this case between two lesbians, one with a child most likely affected by Asperger’s Syndrome – “What if our loved ones are the people least likely to accept us for who we want to be? And what if the best we all can do is try to keep living together anyway?”
Baker’s play, which follows Actors Theatre’s presentation of her Circle Mirror Transformation last year, takes place during "Body Awareness" week on a Vermont college campus in Shirley, Vermont. Phyllis (Amanda Melby), the organizer, and her partner, Joyce (Maria Amorocho), are hosting one of the guest artists in their home, Frank (Ian Christiansen), a photographer famous for his female nude portraits. Both his presence in the home and his chosen subject instigate tension from the start. The conflict boils over as Joyce starts bleaching, plucking and primping in preparation for a naked photo shoot. Phyllis quickly blows a feminist gasket. As the two bicker, Joyce’s son, Jared (Will Hightower) who may have Asperger’s Syndrome, struggles to express himself physically with heartbreaking results.
Single tickets range in price from $20.50 to $39.50 but we would like to offer ONE Community Members 2-4-1 admission to ANY performance.
Tickets can be purchased online at www.actorstheatrephx.org or at The Herberger Theater Center Box Office by calling 602.252.8497.
Be sure to use the code ONE at checkout or mention it to the Box Office when calling.
Body Awareness is for mature audiences.
For more information on BODY AWARENESS, visit our showpage.