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December 17, 2015 at 7:00 PM
9 Ounces, written by Anastacia Tolbert, stars Alice, Luna, and Saraphina. Using the audience as mirror, epiphany, and diary, three narratives crochet themselves around evolving frames. This unkempt, de-ribboned braid dangling crooked parts is not to be missed.
9 Ounces first premiered at The Project Room.
General admission shows run Dec. 17 and 18 and feature a Q&A following the performance. $12
A special VIP performance on Dec. 19 will feature a special Q&A with characters Alice, Luna, and Saraphina, as well as complimentary wine and snacks. $20
Anastacia Renee Tolbert is a queer super-shero of color moonlighting as a writer, performance artist, and creative writing workshop facilitator. She has received awards and fellowships from Cave Canem, Hedgebrook, VONA, Jack Straw, Ragdale, and Artist Trust. She was recently selected as Hugo House’s 2015-16 poet-in-residence. Her chapbook, 26, published by Dancing Girl Press, is an abbreviated alphabet expression of the lower and uppercase lives of women and girls. A 2015 Pushcart nominee, her poetry, fiction, and nonfiction have been published widely. This year she began a year-long theatrical mixed-media project in collaboration with the Project Room, 9 Ounces: A One Woman Show.