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Taffety Punk presents a Greek double-feature

both works translated by Anne Carson

Antigonick

Sophokles

translated by Anne Carson

directed by Kelsey Mesa

choreography by Kelly King


Tickets: $15
www.taffetypunk.com

8:00pm on
May 23, 24, 25, 30, 31
June 1, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8


+ 2:30pm on June 3

at the

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop

545 7th Street SE
Washington, DC 20003

The Fragments of Sappho

a text-driven dance concert

translated by Anne Carson

choreography by Katie C. Sopoci Drake

directed by Marcus Kyd

Photos

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Lilian Oben plays Antigone in Anne Carson's Antigonick. Photo by Teresa Castracane.

Lilian Oben plays Antigone and Teresa Spencer plays Ismene in Anne Carson's Antigonick. Photo by Teresa Castracane.

L to R: Rachel Felstein, Lilian Oben, Danny Puente Cackley in Anne Carson's Antigonick. Photo by Teresa Castracane.

Lilian Oben plays Antigone in Anne Carson's Antigonick. Photo by Teresa Castracane.

Lilian Oben plays Antigone in Anne Carson's Antigonick. In Background, Louis E. Davis, Rachel Felstein, Danny Puente Cackley, Teresa Spencer. Photo by Teresa Castracane.

Lilian Oben plays Antigone and Dan Crane plays Kreon in Anne Carson's Antigonick. Photo by Teresa Castracane.

Choreographer Katie C. Sopoci Drake in The Fragments of Sappho. Photo by Teresa Castracane.

Choreographer Katie C. Sopoci Drake in The Fragments of Sappho. In Background, Dan Crane, Esther Williamson, Katie Murphy.

Erin White and Teresa Spencer in The Fragments of Sappho. Photo by Teresa Castracane.

Lilian Oben plays Antigone and Teresa Spencer plays Ismene in Anne Carson's Antigonick. Photo by Teresa Castracane.

Lilian Oben plays Antigone in Anne Carson's Antigonick. Photo by Teresa Castracane.

Lilian Oben plays Antigone and Teresa Spencer plays Ismene in Anne Carson's Antigonick. Photo by Teresa Castracane.

Choreographer Katie C. Sopoci Drake, The Fragments of Sappho. Photo by Teresa Castracane.

Choreographer Katie C. Sopoci Drake, The Fragments of Sappho. Photo by Teresa Castracane.

Choreographer Katie C. Sopoci Drake, The Fragments of Sappho. Photo by Teresa Castracane.

Cast of Antigonick from L to R: Rachel Felstein, Dan Crane, Esther Williamson, Lilian Oben, Teresa Spencer, Danny Puente Cackley, Katie Murphy, and Louis E. Davis. Photo by Teresa Castracane.

 

Previous Shows and Events Press Information

Too Like the Lightning

Love Poems to my Street Harassers

by Teresa Spencer

a reading, and a screening
with food and some voluntary games


Tickets: $15
 
www.taffetypunk.com

Saturday
December 1, 2018
7:00pm

One night only


at the

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop

545 7th Street SE
Washington, DC 20003


two blocks south of
Eastern Market Metro

Photos

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Teresa Spencer, reading her poetry set "Too Like the Lightning". Photo by Teresa Castracane.

Actor and poet Teresa Spencer. Photo by Teresa Castracane.

Actor and poet Teresa Spencer. Photo by Teresa Castracane.

Actor and poet Teresa Spencer. Photo by Teresa Castracane.

US Premiere

Pramkicker

by Sadie Hasler

directed by Linda Lombardi
starring company members Tonya Beckman and Esther Williamson

Tickets: $15
Sep 14-29, 2018
Wed—Sat, 8pm
with Sat matinees at 3:00pm

Special weekday matinee:
Sep 27, 12:30pm

Pay-What-You-Can previews:
Sep 12 & 13 at 7:30pm

at the
Capitol Hill Arts Workshop
545 7th Street SE
Washington, DC 20003

Content warning: This production contains discussions of sexual assault and abortion, as well as depictions of violence. If you require more information call us at (202) 415-4838.

Production Photos

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Esther Williamson as Jude, in Sadie Hasler's Pramkicker. Photo by Teresa Castracane.

Esther Williamson as Jude (L) and Tonya Beckman as Susie (R), in Sadie Hasler's Pramkicker. Photo by Teresa Castracane.

Tonya Beckman as Susie (L), and Esther Williamson as Jude (R), in Sadie Hasler's Pramkicker. Photo by Teresa Castracane.

Tonya Beckman as Susie (L), and Esther Williamson as Jude (R), in Sadie Hasler's Pramkicker. Photo by Teresa Castracane.

Tonya Beckman as Susie in Sadie Hasler's Pramkicker. Photo by Teresa Castracane.


Promotional Photos

Tonya Beckman as Susie, and Esther Williamson as Jude, in Sadie Hasler's Pramkicker. Photo by Teresa Castracane.

Tonya Beckman as Susie, and Esther Williamson as Jude, in Sadie Hasler's Pramkicker. Photo by Teresa Castracane.

Tonya Beckman as Susie, and Esther Williamson as Jude, in Sadie Hasler's Pramkicker. Photo by Teresa Castracane.

Tonya Beckman as Susie, and Esther Williamson as Jude, in Sadie Hasler's Pramkicker. Photo by Teresa Castracane.

Bootleg Shakespeare: Henry VI, part 3

TPUNK058

July 16, 2018

Bootleg Shakespeare

Henry VI, part 3

one night only

directed by Marcus Kyd
starring company members Tonya Beckman, Dan Crane, Kimberly Gilbert, and Esther Williamson

Tickets: Free 
available only at the Folger Theatre
on the day of the performance

Limit two tickets per patron.

Seats not claimed by 7:15pm
will be released to patrons on standby.

July 16 7:30pm 
at the
Folger Theatre
201 East Capitol Street SE
Washington, DC 20003


Good Luck!

Photos

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Tonya Beckman as Queen Margaret, in Henry VI, part 3.  Photo by Teresa Castracane.

Esther Williamson as Henry VI, and Tonya Beckman as Queen Margaret, in Henry VI, part 3.  Photo by Teresa Castracane.

Esther Williamson as Henry VI, in Henry VI, part 3.  Photo by Teresa Castracane.

Esther Williamson as Henry VI, in Henry VI, part 3. Photo by Teresa Castracane.

Tonya Beckman as Queen Margaret, in Henry VI, part 3. Photo by Teresa Castracane.




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