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Detroit Public Theatre

Detroit, MI

GIG Fund



Detroit Public Theatre will produce Liza Jessie Peterson?s award-winning one-woman show, THE PECULIAR PATRIOT, in February-March 2023. The production will be accompanied by robust community engagement including targeted promotion and audience curation events led by an SIP alum; facilitated post-show talkbacks led by returned citizens, people personally impacted by the carceral system, community organizers, and experts in the field; a limited tour of the play and accompanying workshops to several Michigan prisons or locations in the community; organizational partnerships to facilitate direct engagement with system-impacted community members; and deeply discounted and complimentary tickets available to system impacted people to alleviate economic barriers to participation.

Award Details

  • Grant or Award Received
  • Michigan
  • $4,000
    Grant Amount
  • 2023
    Fiscal Year of Award

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