Future of Ismael
The Future of Ismael
by siri gurudev
American Sign Language Interpreted on November 9
Where: The Dougherty Arts Center
1110 Barton Springs Road, Austin, TX 78704
512-974-4000 | www.austintexas.gov/dac
Based on a Colombian novel of the same name, The Future of Ismael is experimental sci-fi featuring queer people of color in a dystopian world where community, love and rebellion allow trans post-humans to thrive. Generic Ensemble Company is a Resident Theatre Organization of the Dougherty Arts Center through the Museums and Cultural Programs Division of the Parks and Recreation Department. Three weeks only.
Directed by kt shorb. Featuring: Tuyển Thái, Elian Sweeten, Adrian Clark, Grayson Hunt, Tessa Lancaster and Noé Lopez. Costume Design by Jana Zek. Projection Design by Ashton Murphy. Sound Design and Dramaturgy by Jesse O'Rear. Properties by Elijah Gray. Stage Management by Margaret Jumonville.
Radical Generosity tickets are for those for whom general admission is an undue burden. None turned away for lack of funds. Deaf and Hard of Hearing patrons welcome to ASL interpretation free-of-charge. Donations accepted at door. DHH patrons who cannot make it to the ASL show can request a script. Venue is wheelchair accessible. In-person description for the visually impaired available with advanced request. Please contact us at info [at] genenco [dot] org if you have additional accessibility needs.
The Generic Ensemble Company (GenEnCo) makes the invisible visible through bold, socially relevant, body-centered theatre. www.genenco.org
“A work filled with tension that takes the audience with it every step of the way.”
–Austin Chronicle on Generic Ensemble Company’s 893 | Ya-ku-za
“As profound as it is heartrending.”
–Orange Magazine on Generic Ensemble Company's The Mikado: Reclaimed
“…Ambitious, timely, and vitally important…”
—Austin American-Statesman on Generic Ensemble Company’s Robin Hood: An Elegy
This project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department.