Thursday, January 12, 2006

Weaving together theater, documentary, and activism

A theme which is pressing in our country is being played out at

Cultural Development Corporation
In Flashpoint’s Meade Theatre

a solo play about forced relocation and the human right to housing
by 2006 Mayor's Arts Awards' Outstanding Emerging Artist
Anu Yadav

January 12 - February 5
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday – 7:30pm
Sunday – 3:00pm

Written and performed by Anu Yadav
Directed and developed by Patrick Crowley

Weaving together theater, documentary, and activism, 'Capers is a one-woman show based on the stories of families at the Arthur Capper/Carrollsburg public housing projects – also known as 'Capers – in southeast DC who protested the government-funded relocation and demolition of their neighborhood. Anu Yadav portrays nearly a dozen characters in this portrait of families struggling to fight for their community and a place to live.

General Admission $10


Cultural Development Corporation
Flashpoint Mead Theater Lab
916 G Street, NW

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