The Newlydeads + Fran: Facebook Frenemies + Rise Up for Whaaa? + Sábado Picante: Casa Blanca!

Part rallying cry, part group hug, Rise Up! is an artistic response to the life and times we live in.


Sunday September 24, 2017
7:30 PM
$8 for DCAC members; $12 in advance; $15 at the door

DC Arts Center
2438 18th St. NW

Rise Up! explores all the ways the personal really is political, and vice versa.

The Line-up

The Newlydeads Presents: In-Laws

Two sisters-in-law cannot agree on anything: music, lifestyle, politics. But can they get past all the noise to be dear friends?

Cast: Macey Schiff, Heather Marie Vitale

Fran: Facebook Frenemies

Alarmed by the real Facebook trolls in their lives, Fran improvises scenes that break down the absurd, toxic, and, punching up, funny.
Cast: Erick Acuña, Sarah Bucher, Ari Glatman-Zaretsky, Justine Hipsky, Patrick Murray, Alan Prunier, Renan Snowden. Coach: Zach Beattie

Rise Up for Whaaa???

There have already been too many reasons to protest in 2017, but we’re here to STAND UP FOR WHAAA you LOVE and protest what BOTHERS you.
Cast: Robin Doody, Elizabeth Fulton, Ren John, Raymond Simeon

Sábado Picante: Casa Blanca!

Sábado Picante, the one and only all-Spanish improvised telenovela in DMV, takes over the White House for an episode full of politics, intrigue, and drama!
Cast: Erick Acuña, Sarah Bucher, Elizabeth Cutler, Ceci De Robertis, Analía Gómez Vidal, Tony Lopez, Matthew Mansfield, David Steib

General information:

  • Line-ups vary nightly. Please verify the performing acts on your individual curtain times.
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Meet Fran

Fran was born of extraordinary times — the First Unusual Thing times. Read More