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ANPF presents a virtual reading of THE COMMUNIST REVOLUTION… by Grace McLeod
October 25 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm$10
THE COMMUNIST REVOLUTION: A NINTH-GRADE EUROPEAN HISTORY PROJECT (THERE WILL BE A PRACTICAL DEMONSTRATION) by Grace McLeod
Directed by Nicole A. Watson
Lead Sponsor: Nancy and Bill Grove
Partner Sponsor: David Katz and Lee Katman
Cast: Peter Dager, Kris Danford, Abbey Rhyne, and Rex Young, with stage directions read by Angela Hernandez
When: Friday, October 23, at 4:00 pm PT & Sunday, October 25, at 4:00 pm PT
Tickets: $10 (sliding scale, no added fees)
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Synopsis: Sasha takes her ninth-grade European history class project to the extreme by pitching a tent in the backyard of her family’s Westchester home and inviting Tommy Rivera, a boy in her class, to move in and start the Communist Revolution with her. The targets of her righteous anger are her dad, Mark, a self-made venture capitalist hell-bent on proving to her that having money doesn’t automatically make you a bad person, and her mom, Caroline, whose true stances on the issues are overshadowed by her desire to make everyone get along. Parents vs. kids, house vs. tent, capitalism vs. communism: the ultimate showdown ensues in this black comedy about rich white liberals whose desire to be “good” runs up against their own fragility.