Written by Larissa FastHorse
Directed by Chris Ortiz
November 10, 2023 through November 19, 2023
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ABOUT THE SHOW
Synopsis: Good intentions collide with absurd assumptions in Larissa FastHorse’s wickedly funny satire, as a troupe of terminally “woke” teaching artists scrambles to create a pageant that somehow manages to celebrate both Turkey Day and Native American Heritage Month. (Description from Concord Theatricals)
High school drama teacher Logan is desperate to save her career.
Always ready to rock the boat, she is now facing a petition that calls for her termination.
So she pursued several grants ranging from education to cultural awareness to bring together three actors that will devise a play about the first Thanksgiving.
Or Native American Heritage Month.
Or just November in general.
With yoga instructor (and boyfriend) Jaxton, elementary teacher Caden, and professional actress Alicia, Logan is out to save her career and tell a culturally conscious story about what it means to be Native American … even though all of the performers are white.
Punctuated by offensive (and completely real) Thanksgiving songs from educators' social media, Larissa FastHorse’s "THE THANKSGIVING PLAY" is a hilarious satiric jab at political correctness, social wokeness, and cultural assumptions. (STAGEAGENT)
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