Going to the Protest Alone + Invisible Knapsack + Nox!

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


Friday September 15, 2017
9:30 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

Going to the Protest Alone
This is the story of three strangers picked to live in DC, go to a protest, and have their lives taped. Find out what happens when people stop being politically correct, and start getting real.
Cast: Denny Johnson, Ryan Krull, Kate Symes

Invisible Knapsack
A subversive improv comedy show named for Peggy McIntosh’s seminal article unpacking the daily effects of white privilege, Invisible Knapsack aims to unpack, examine, and scramble the harmful “isms” and power paradigms that exist.
Cast: Erick Acuña, Sam Bonar, Sabahat Chaudhary, Ceci De Robertis, Mary Lauran Hall, Stacy Hayashi, Jamal Newman, Richie Nguyen, Ginnie Seger

Nox! Presents: Leakers Gon’ Leak
How many staffers does it take to find the leak? Nox! explores what happens when a leak takes on a life of its own.
Cast: Lura Barber, Annie Barry, Alex Beard, Sean Paul Ellis, Jenna Hall, John Heiser, Brianna Lux, Aaron Mosby, Matt Winterhalter, Chris Ulrich

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.
Going to the Movies Alone
Meet Going to the Movies Alone

In a world where people go to the movies alone but somehow never leave alone comes the true story of three improvisers who bring you a series of movie trailers and the people who watch them. Read More

Meet Nox!

Nox! holds a funhouse mirror up to today’s society. Read More