The Assembly revives its dramatic exploration of militant radical left-wing '60s organization the Weather Underground. More…
Disgusted by the Vietnam War and the government's repression of those seeking equality domestically, a handful of leaders from the '60s student movement seized control of Students for a Democratic Society and reshaped it in the name of overthrowing the United States government. Believing violence to be the only means to transform American politics and society, these passionate idealists accelerated a movement to a revolutionary fervor, but left a country behind. The Assembly revives its 2011 production with the same cast.
See it if you care about artivism and appreciate the provocative writing, great ensemble acting, unusual staging, and political content.
Don't see it if you have no patience for long works and devised theatre and no interest in the misguided revolutionaries.