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The Insurgents

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Members say: Resonant, Relevant, Clever, Good not great

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Labyrinth Theatre presents this world premiere about a woman who returns home to her impoverished town and begins carrying a shotgun around. More…

When Sally Wright returns to her dead end rural northeast town after losing her athletic scholarship, she’s forced to face her beer guzzling father, wayward brother, and the dearth of hope in her impoverished town. She starts carrying her shotgun wherever she goes, and buries herself in books about Harriet Tubman, Nat Turner, John Brown, and Timothy McVeigh. She begins escaping into an interior world where their spirits talk to her, telling stories of their resistance to injustice. Yet even as she immerses herself in the lives of insurgents and clutches her shotgun to her chest, the bleak oppression of a life without opportunity threatens to poison her spirit.

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Resonant, Relevant, Clever, Good not great

Clever, Good not great, Resonant, Relevant

See it if You like dark humor Want to better understand the angst of rural and post industrial America

Don't see it if You are looking for lighter fun

Also This is dark but fun at times with a strong ensemble cast. John Brown,... Read more Read less

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