Is She Dead Yet?

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Is She Dead Yet?
(a white comedy)

Written and directed by Brandon J. Simmons

July 31 – August 22, Thurs-Sat at 8 pm
PWYC Preview: July 30
PWYC Industry Night: August 10
Opening Night: July 31

What happens to white privelege when there are no more black people?

Annex Theatre invites you to the town of Mini-Salt-Lake-in-the-North-Woods, where the local cloud factory has produced "quality clouds for over half a century." This is a world in which the whites are immortal, where Death itself is running for high political office, and where there is always an abundance of pink cake.

"Is She Dead Yet?" updates Euripides’ tragicomedy "Alcestis"—about a young wife who sacrifices herself to save her husband from death—into an absurd exploration of American whiteness. In this adaptation, the young wife turns out to be the last black person on earth, and her sacrifice will render the planet entirely white.

Written and directed by Brandon J. Simmons, with music by Christen Audio Group, choreography by Noah Duffy and featuring the talents of Page Clark, Hannah Victoria Franklin, Soren Gillaspy, Yesenia Iglesias, Alex Matthews, Dani Suder, Shane Regan, Carol Thompson, Tom Wisely and John Wray.

Don't miss this topical, hysterical, "white comedy"!


Yesenia Iglesias
Hannah Victoria Franklin
Alex Matthews
Carol Thompson
John Wray
Dani Suder
Soren Gillaspy
Paige Clark
Tom Wiseley
Shane Regan

Production Team:

Stage Manager - Maureen Webb
Assistant Director - Kalea Salvador
Choreography - Noah Duffy
Lighting Designer - Ryan Dunn
Set Designer - Keny Dutton
Sound Designer - Andy Somora
Original Music - Andy Somora and Hannah Victoria Franklin
Props Designer - Keny Dutton & Adam Zopfi-Hulse
Costume Designer - Adam Zopfi-Hulse
Technical Director - Ian Johnston
Production Manager - Katie McKellar
Assistant Production Manager: Noelle Wilcox
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