voting writes Plays
Non-voters find themselves assigned to a dystopian Zoom room to await election night results in this world premiere short play.
"My First Time," a story of personal and political initiations that trapezes through 6 decades with 3 interwoven scenes in 12 minutes.
It must be a dream to be in on the scene in Florida!” Karen in New Jersey writes letters to voters in Florida and fantasizes about a tropical life, envying her addressees’ powerful position in the 2020 election. Inspired by the artists’ experiences writing letters to real live Florida voters with Vote Forward, this 15-minute play with music shows us both the fun and the fear in American electoral politics.
In this virtual event, writer / performer Kaela Mei-Shing Garvin examines personal identity and history alongside the many cast ballots that weren't counted in recent elections.