Becky goes to every march and uses all the hashtags—but is it enough? In this comedic one-hander, an outspoken talk show host embodies every well-meaning white feminist just trying to do her best to brutal effect. #metoo #youtoo #mefirst
No Safety Net Festival at UMS in Ann Arbor:
- No Safety Net 2.0, a three-week festival of provocative theater productions including White Feminist , Half Straddle’s Is This A Room: Reality Winner Verbatim Transcription Javaad Alipoor’s The Believers Are But Brothers ; Tania El Khoury’s installation As Far As My Fingertips Take Me.
- White Feminist runs from February 3rd- February 9th.
ABOUT THE ARTISTS
LEE MINORA (Writer / Performer) (she / her) is a writer, creator, actor and comedian based in Philadelphia. Her original solo work has been seen in London, San Francisco, Edinburgh, Philadelphia and New York City. She has created work with The Berserker Residents, Applied Mechanics and Lightning Rod Special where she recently co-created and performed in The Appointment (NYTW: Next Door) (NYTimes Critics’ Pick). As an actor, her credits include over 20 productions in Philadelphia. She is a Haas Emerging Artist Finalist, a Barrymore Nominee and a two-time recipient of the Jilline Ringle Performance Grant. Next Up: Art Perv, her latest solo creation coming in 2020, and co-writing Nosejob and White Feminist at No Safety Net at UMS in Ann Arbor.
ALICE YORKE (Director) (she / her) is a Philadelphia-based actor, creator, director and producer. She is a co-director of Lightning Rod Special and the lead artist on their latest piece, The Appointment (NYTW: Next Door) (NYTimes Critics’ Pick). With LRS: Hackles, Let the Dog See the Rabbit and Sans Everything. Performance credits include The Gap (Azuka Theatre) (Barrymore nomination, Outstanding Supporting Performance), Down Past Passyunk (InterAct Theatre), Alex Bechtel’s The West, Pig Iron Theatre Company’s 99 Breakups and Pay Up. Recent directing credits include White Feminist (Ars Nova ANT Fest) and Art Perv with Lee Minora (2020). In 2019, she was named the Best Theater Talent in Philadelphia by Philadelphia Magazine. Proud graduate of the inaugural class of the Pig Iron School for Advanced Performance Training.
ADRIANO SHAPLIN (Sound Designer) is a Barrymore award-winning sound designer, playwright and performer. He has designed sound for Annie Wilson (Bilialien, At Home with the Humorless Bastard, Lovertits), Ninth Planet (Homeworld), Applied Mechanics (We Are Bandits, Some Other Meddle), Quintessence Theater Group (The Wild Duck, Saint Joan), Berserker Residents (It’s So Learning), Mary Tuomanen (Hello! Sadness!) and Chris Davis (Bortle 8, One-Man Apocalypse Now). adrianoshaplin.com
ABOUT ONE NIGHT STANDS
Ars Nova gets to know a wide range of artists each year by inviting them into our home, giving them free reign of our state-of-art toys and inviting you to see what happens in these one-night-only performances. See who’s caught our eye.