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Immediately following the listed performance date and time. 

>>Closing the Gap: A Conversation on Intergenerational LGBTQ History

Thursday, August 4th at 7:30pm

Join the Massachusetts Institute for Psychoanalysis’ John Rosario-Perez and cast members of THE T PARTY for an engaging, intergenerational panel on the history of the gay rights movement, from the Stonewall riot to present-day challenges and triumphs.

>>THE T PARTY Cahllege Mixah

Saturday, August 6th at  8pm

The celebration isn’t over after The T Party! You’re invited to a spoken word open mic event sponsored by Company One’s ONERush, happening immediately after the August 6th performance and open to all college students. Come share your own story or just sit back and listen to the skills of our featured artists as they share their own experiences of gender and sexual identity expression – spoken word style. Participate by providing support and enjoying complimentary refreshments, or get up there and share your own story! Student tickets only $15 – get yours now!

>>Join the Party: An Interactive Experience

Sunday, August 7th at  2pm

Curious about everything that goes into bringing a performance to life? Enter THE T PARTY set after the performance to check out specific design elements from the show, and learn more about how they were created.

>>Gender Play After Party with The Theatre Offensive

Wednesday, August 10th at 7:30pm 

Ain’t no party like a C1 party, cause a C1 party don’t stop! Join us after the performance to dance, eat, laugh, play, and have your expectations challenged with members of The Theatre Offensive family, the cast of THE T PARTY, and your fellow show attendees.

RSVP HERE: http://www.thetheateroffensive.org/happenings//5783db5b3f5f8903008c01b2

Link Roundup! – 1/30/15

Link Roundups feature articles and bits of internet goodness that our dramaturgy team digs up. If you find something you want to send our way, drop us a line on Facebook or Twitter!


Chenjerai Kumanyika, Photo by Linda Tindal

Chenjerai Kumanyika, Photo by Linda Tindal

Buzzfeed featured a story this week by Chenjerai Kumanyika, a public radio producer, about his struggle to reconcile how his non-white voice sounds compared to other public radio hosts:

As I read the script back to myself while editing, I realized that as I was speaking aloud I was also imagining someone else’s voice saying my piece. The voice I was hearing and gradually beginning to imitate was something in between the voice of 99% Invisible host Roman Mars and Serial host Sarah Koenig.

Those two very different voices have many complex and wonderful qualities and I’m a fan of those shows. They also sound like white people. My natural voice — the voice that I use when I am most comfortable — doesn’t sound like that. Thinking about this, I suddenly became self-conscious about the way that I instinctively alter my voice and way of speaking in certain conversational contexts, and I realized that I didn’t want to do that for my first public radio-style piece.

For another take on public radio voice, last week’s This American Life featured a segment on the various criticism the show’s female reporters receive about their speaking voices.


This essay from Salon brings up some important factors impacting how creative people get the time and resources to create their work

In my opinion, we do an enormous “let them eat cake” disservice to our community when we obfuscate the circumstances that help us write, publish and in some way succeed. I can’t claim the wealth of the first author (not even close); nor do I have the connections of the second. I don’t have their fame either. But I do have a huge advantage over the writer who is living paycheck to paycheck, or lonely and isolated, or dealing with a medical condition, or working a full-time job.

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