Marisa R. Carr

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by Marisa R. Carr
December 10-19, 2015

In this original solo work, actor, playwright, and daughter of a cop Marisa Carr weaves together intertwining narratives and inhabits multiple characters as she explores questions about the effects of law enforcement and criminal justice on various communities. On a cold December evening six strangers’ lives intersect around a single act of desperation, with tragic consequences.

BIOGRAPHY

Marisa R. Carr is a composer and playwright. She is an Associate Artist with New Native Theatre and a Collaborator with The Unit Collective. In fall of 2014, Marisa wrote and acted in the play Reconciliation co-presented by Intermedia Arts and Pangea World Theater. Multidisciplinary artist, activist, educator, and youth mentor, Marisa Carr uses art to raise awareness, pose questions, and tell the stories that matter, and she advocates for art as a vital tool for young people to engage, mobilize, and speak up. She was voted “Best New Political Playwright” by Lavender Magazine in 2015.

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