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MARCUS/EMMA by Mary Tuomanen

  • InterAct Theatre Company 302 South Hicks Street Philadelphia, PA, 19102 United States (map)

Free the radicals! Two of American history’s most iconic revolutionaries -- Jewish anarchist Emma Goldman and African American civil rights activist Marcus Garvey -- are mashed together to spin their legacies in the desperate hope of regaining prominence in our increasingly inequitable society. Their battle ignites a firestorm of racial subjugation, social significance, moral righteousness, gender revision, and sexual domination. Tuomanen’s vibrant voice brings the political passion, tender humanity and savage humor of Goldman and Garvey to life in a play that begs the question: Where are our inspirational radicals when we need them most?



Join us tonight after the show for a talk-back with an invited scholar, community leader, or artist with a unique perspective on this performance – Speaker will be announced soon!

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Earlier Event: January 28
MARCUS/EMMA by Mary Tuomanen
Later Event: January 29