Poetic Resistance + DEBUT of In Lieu of Flowers

Interplay is unlike any improv show you've seen before! WIT's own improvisers create exciting mash-up performances with special guests from the worlds of music, puppetry, poetry, dance, and more!


Sunday May 6, 2018
7:30 PM
$15 in advance; $20 at the door

DC Arts Center
2438 18th St. NW

In addition to performances by our company ensembles and special guests, Interplay features a new artistic collaboration every week.

Poetic Resistance

Improv ignited by poetry. Poetry ignited by improv. Poetic Resistance creates an unscripted performance based on a reading of a poet’s original work. To conclude the show, a poet will share an original composition written over the course of the show.

This performance will feature P.S. Perkins. Pamela “P.S.” Perkins, author, poet, thespian, dancer/choreographer, storyteller, theatrical consultant,
entrepreneur – is passionate about WORD POWER. Currently, she consults as a Performing Arts/Edutainment Consultant through her including firm the Human Communication Institute, LLC. She also teaches the Communication Arts and Sciences at local colleges. P.S. is a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill and NYU’s schools of Speech and Theater. Prior to moving to D.C.in 2014, she was a founding member of the Black Storytellers of San Diego, an affiliate of the National Black Storytellers Association. She recently founded and is the advisor for the UDC-Artist Collective. Additionally, P.S. has formed and
directed several Oral Interpretation/Poetry/Prose Arts Performing troupes and programs in various schools and communities throughout the U.S. Currently, as a poet, P.S. is a member for the Green Line
Writers in Columbia Heights, D.C., and the editorial staff of the new MARGINS Magazine of the University of the District of Columbia. Her recent poetic contributions include featured pieces in the 30 for 30 Poets (Mike Maggio), the Hill Rag, PGCC Reflections Magazine, and the poetry/prose/visual art
compilation Hallelujah Anyhow – a community memoir released in 2017!

General information:

  • Line-ups vary nightly. Please verify the performing acts on your individual curtain times.
  • For all shows, unclaimed tickets may be resold at curtain time. Late arrivals will be seated at WIT’s discretion.
  • DCAC Members: Please call DCAC for the member code at (202) 462-7833.

Accessibility information

  • Washington Improv Theater strives to ensure its shows are accessible to all audiences at our home stage at Source. However, our guest venue DC Arts Center is not accessible to wheelchair users and may be challenging to patrons with limited mobility.
  • If you have specific accessibility questions, please email us at wit@witdc.org.
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