After two incredible weekends of performances, Occupy Prescott is drumming up lots of buzz online! Check out these profiles, articles and interviews to learn a little more about the story behind the show and the process of creating independent theatre in the current landscape.
And head’s up: this weekend’s last two performances are now SOLD OUT! Thank you all for your incredible support throughout this run - we couldn’t pull this off without the amazing TIA community. Keep in touch and read more about the show at the links below!
Transitions: “Ten Years After Zuccotti Park, 'Occupy Prescott' Considers the Legacy of a Movement”
In Boyd’s play, momentum proves more elusive. Divides form within the group once they are instructed to leave Courthouse Square or be arrested, raising the question of how much each of them is willing—or able—to sacrifice for the movement. That statement of principles never does gets completed. Still - connections have been formed, and some seeds may have been planted.” - Joey Sims
Go See a Show Podcast: Interview with Andy Boyd, Katie Palmer, and Paul Bedard
Listen in as Occupy Prescott's co-directors and playwright discuss the creative process and historical context around the play with fellow artist Robert A.K. Gonyo.
Adam Szymkowicz: Interview with Andy Boyd
As part of his “I Interview Playwrights” series, writer Adam Szymkowicz chats with Andy Boyd about Occupy Prescott, the state of the theatre world, Andy’s favorite playwrights and more!
Theater in Asylum (TIA) is a New York-based theater company founded in 2010 to challenge and empower our community. TIA joyfully pursues a rigorous research and an ensemble-driven approach to theater-making. We create performances to investigate our past, interpret our present, and imagine our future. We prize space to process, space to question—asylum—for ourselves and our community. Core programs include original productions; themed cabarets to present new work from our community; and Cold Readings to read and discuss published plays.
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