Bring these theater performances to

        your conference, fundraiser or event

Carry Your Heart

by Michael Kennedy

Topic: Suicide Prevention

 

An original script based on interviews with 6 individuals affected by suicide.

 

Described by audiences as "powerful drama", "excellent, moving and thought-provoking", "poignant, honest and important", "well executed and acted."

 

Running Time: 45 minutes

 

 

Any Addict

by Michael Kennedy

Topic: Addiction and Recovery

 

Recovering addicts share stories about the devastation of addiction and their growth in recovery. Based on interviews with 18 recovering addicts from the Capital Region

 

Described by audiences as "inspiring and powerful", "a great piece for the whole community", "moving and honest."

 

Running Time: 45 minutes

 

 

 

SRO: Single Room Occupancy

by Michael Kennedy

Topic: Poverty/homelessness

 

Set in a single room occupancy for women in downtown Albany, SRO: Single Room Occupancy follows three residents as they struggle to avoid homelessness, keep the support they receive and work toward improving their daily lives. 

Described by audiences as "breathtaking, realistic and  gripping", and "a compelling story with moving performances."

 

Running Time: 50 minutes

 

 

 

Taken In

by Michael Kennedy

Topic: Child Sex Trafficking

A documentary theater performance based on interviews with survivors, law enforcement, child welfare workers and local media, designed to educate and motivate action about local child sex trafficking.

Described by audiences as "stunning", "important" and "eye-opening."

 

Running Time: 45 minutes

Playback Theater

Available as a supplement to scripted performances or as a full performance

 

Playback is a form of improvisational theater that allows audience members to share stories from their own lives and see them played back as theater, on the spot. Following a scripted theater performance, it provides the audience an opportunity to share their personal feelings and memories related to the topic.

 

Full performances of Playback Theater are appropriate for special events that commemorate life transitions, including birthday celebrations, goodbye parties, and memorials. Playback is also a wonderful addition to staff retreats and conferences, and an effective method for processing organizational and community challenges.

 

Running Time:

Supplement to scripted performances: 30 minutes

Full performance: 90 minutes

Our Now

written by the cast

Topic: Race, gender and class

Directed by Susan Preiss & Michael Kennedy

 

A staged reading performed by a cast of women who share their personal experience with issues of race, class and gender in the the current political administration.

 

Running Time: 40 minutes

Interested in knowing more?
Contact Michael at 518-270-1260 or msmichaelkennedy@gmail.com for pricing and availability.

518-270-1260                                         

msmichaelkennedy@gmail.com