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Fucking A

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 to Sunday, December 11, 2016
Regular - $20 (door), $18 (advance) UW/Senior/Student - $14 (Door), $12 (advance)
Performance Showtimes: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 7:30pm
Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 7:30pm
Friday, December 2, 2016 - 7:30pm
Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 7:30pm
Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 2:00pm
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 7:30pm
Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 7:30pm
Friday, December 9, 2016 - 7:30pm
Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 7:30pm
Sunday, December 11, 2016 - 2:00pm

Written by Suzan-Lori Parks
Directed by Malika Oyetimein

Previews: November 29 & December 1
Performances: December 2 to 11
Wednesday through Saturday at 7:30pm, Sunday at 2:00pm 

Parks’ otherworldly adaptation of The Scarlet Letter reimagines Nathaniel Hawthorne’s tragic tale of an exiled adulteress. Hester Smith—branded A for Abortionist—plies her trade in order to regain a life she’s lost. D.C. Theatre Scene called the play “mythically powerful.” Parks’ is a master of harnessing language and music in a way that lets her stories land in the deep parts of your brain, and that talent is on full display here.

This plays contains nudity, violence, and coarse language.

Photos by Mike Hipple.

Fucking A Program (PDF)


Hester Bria Henderson
Canary Mary Tatiana Pavela
Butcher Andre Brown
The Mayor James Lapan
First Lady Tricia Castañeda-Gonzales
Monster Allen Miller
Jailbait/Freshly Freed Prisoner Tré Cotten
Freedom Fund Lady/Waiting Room Woman#1/Freshly Freed Prisoner Gracia Imboden
Scribe/Guard/Freshly Freed Prisoner  Dimitri Woods
Second Hunter/Waiting Woman #2 Emma Halliday
Third Hunter Peter Sakowicz
First Hunter Andrew Vose
Musician Joseph Anderson Shaw
Creative Team: 
Director Malika Oyetimein
Costume Designer Emily Woods Hogue
Light Designer Matt Webb
Set Designer Deb Trout 
Music Directors Joseph Anderson Shaw and Rafael Molina
Composer Anthony Barilla
Technical Director Alex Danilchik
Stage Manager Jessica Stephens
Stage Manager Sandra Bobman