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Alisha Adams

Sept 18 - 20 2015

Runtime TBA


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Shelter-in-Place_Alisha AdamsA North Philly survivalist meet-up group plots their escape from civilization. The immersive, site-specific performance invites audiences to question the meaning of survival, and design their own escape(s). Is self-sufficiency a myth?  Can survival be bought and sold? Are you prepared for the worst?
$10 / 80 minutes

Alisha Adams (playwright) began writing with the LA-based Padua Playwrights. Her plays include The Men From The Girls (The Armory, Portland Center Stage), MICROMEGAS and Accidents of the Bread (The Department of Safety), Go Yeri Ston/Will Hear a Stone (MFA Playfest Temple University), Unring a Bell (Finalist, 2016 Raw Stages New Works Festival), and Other Tongues (High Desert Test Sites, Philadelphia Women’s Theater Festival). Alisha was an inaugural Fellow at the Media Institute for Social Change (Portland, OR), a 2012-13 Emerging Artist in Residence at Plays and Players Theater (Philadelphia), and was recently awarded the Doug Byers Memorial Fellowship from Signal Fire Arts. Other works include Ocean Barber, a book of poetry and short stories (Existential Media Press), and Tools, a blog about the history and mythology of tools (


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