Tickets Now Available for Honest Accomplice Theatre's ReconFIGUREd

Tickets Now Available for Honest Accomplice Theatre's ReconFIGUREdWe live in our bodies. They enable us, constrain us, and sometimes define us. As women and trans people our bodies are the objects of much attention, discussion, politics and more. Through the journeys of 12 people, ReconFIGUREd examines "the body" with a fresh eye, and unveils the realities of what it means to live in and with female and trans bodies.

After sold out runs of Honest Accomplice Theatre's (HAT) The Birds and the Bees: Unabridged, HAT returns to The Tank with their new show, ReconFIGUREd. ReconFIGUREd began in 2015 when HAT distributed a survey taken by 1,200 people and learned "the body" ranked as the number one topic people would like to see explored on stage. In 2016 HAT hosted over 20 free community brainstorming workshops to hear what topics and issues are important to highlight in their show. They spent four months generating material with their ensemble, created a narrative structure, and continued rehearsals this past fall to create the upcoming production at The Tank.

Featuring: Amy Ackerman, C Bain, Simona Berman, Maybe Burke, Jenne Carey, Seth Day, Meggan Dodd, Catherine Fisher, Jesse Geguzis, Lindsay June Griffin, Jordan Ho, JoLisa Jones, Sarah Keyes, Emily Faye Oakley, Julia Osen Averill, Mary Parker, Morgan Russell, Holly Sansom, Kathryn Swanson. Creative Consultant: Luci DeVoy

Assistant directors and stage managers Katie Falter & Julia Levine, original songs by Ella Rose Chary (lyrics) and Teresa Lotz (music), music design by Katie Looney, set design by Michelle Tse, costume design by Amanda Roberge and Megan Rutherford, sound design by Nathan Gregory, lighting design by Maybe Burke, and props design by Seth Day and Emily Faye Oakley.

For more information and tickets: honestaccomplice.org.

About Honest Accomplice Theatre

Honest Accomplice Theatre's (HAT) mission is to drive individual acceptance among, and incite community dialogue about, women and trans people. They do this by exploring topics that are often silenced, seen as shameful, or portrayed as one-dimensional. HAT energizes that community, and those around them, by engaging professionals and members of the community to devise new work that surfaces the nuanced and personal experiences of women and trans people. This approach empowers the community itself with opportunities to construct and own their narratives, as well as engage audiences, allowing them to relate experiences played on stage to those in their own lives. HAT creates work in New York City and then tours to community centers, universities, high schools, and senior centers, allowing their art to stimulate dialogue with an ever growing number of people. honestaccomplice.org

About The Tank

ReconFIGUREd is presented by The Tank, a home for emerging artists. Founded in 2003, The Tank is a Manhattan based non-profit arts presenter. Curating across all disciplines, The Tank provides an artistic home to both new and established artists who are engaged in the pursuit of new ideas. Combining free performance space, subsidized rehearsal space, discounted ticket prices and promotional support; the Tank brings quality programming to a new generation of audience for live performance, civic discourse, and the work of emerging artists. thetanknyc.org

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