In-person and Live streaming: Feb. 19 & 20 at 7 p.m.
Streaming on demand: Feb. 21 thru 28
Cost: $10/ticket or stream
#CHARLOTTESVILLE is a solo play about the UNITE THE RIGHT white supremacist rally and the subsequent riots that took place Aug. 11 & 12, 2017, in Charlottesville, Virginia. The piece is constructed verbatim from interviews with local residents who were impacted by the events and explores the deep-seated racial inequities that have existed historically in Charlottesville. Written and performed by award-winning international theatre artist Priyanka Shetty.
Cast for #CHARLOTTESVILLE at Abbey Theater of Dublin
Priyanka Shetty (Writer/Performer) is an actor, director and playwright. She graduated with a Master of Fine Arts in Acting from the University of Virginia and recently served as a Faculty member at the University of Virginia, Department of Drama. Priyanka is the author of two original plays –her one-woman show The Elephant in the Room and #Charlottesville - constructed verbatim from interviews with residents of Charlottesville, VA who speak about the city in light of the white supremacist rallies and events of August 11-12, 2017.Priyanka is currently working on her third playThe Wall which deals with the immigrant experience in America. www.priyankashetty.com