Sweater Kittens + King Bee + The Hypothesis

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


Friday September 15, 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

Sweater Kittens Presents: Nevertheless She Purrsisted
The Sweater Kittens were warned. They were given an explanation. Nevertheless, they purrsisted.
Cast: Caroline Chen, Ceci De Robertis, Abby Fu, J.J. Jackson, Ami Krasner, Katie Honerkamp Lazo, Dana Malone, Jordana Mishory

King Bee: Off Record
A senator’s nightmare is an improviser’s delight. King Bee will be given long-forgotten and barely known historic text from a speech read on the floor of Congress and the ensemble will improvise the rest.
Cast: Lauren Cross, Megan Cummings, Michael Hendrix, Paul Hitlin, Jess Lee, Rob Miller, Katie Rush, John Windmueller

The Hypothesis Gets Warm
The Hypothesis (a group of science-minded improvisers) invites a climate scientist to talk about their work, then improvises off of it.
Cast: Joe Dawson, Ceci De Robertis, Tom Di Liberto, Nina Hsu, Margaret Lee, Jordana Mishory, Peter Narby, Elijah Sloan, Caroline Yates

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.
  • Please communicate any accessibility issues to wit@witdc.org.
  • For group discounts (eight or more), please contact Dan Miller at dan@witdc.org.
King Bee
Meet King Bee

"You hear me buzzin' baby. Some stingin' goin' on. Well I'm a king bee." - Muddy Waters Read More