Gunplay: A Play About America by Frank Higgins
October 17 @ 7:30 pm
One event on October 18, 2019 at 7:30pm
One event on October 19, 2019 at 7:30pm
One event on October 20, 2019 at 2:00pm
One event on October 24, 2019 at 7:30pm
One event on October 25, 2019 at 7:30pm
One event on October 26, 2019 at 7:30pm
One event on October 27, 2019 at 2:00pm
Through dramatic vignettes—historical, humorous, informative, and poignant—Gunplay’s kaleidoscope of views explores the mystique, the mythologies and the power of guns in American society without taking sides or supporting any particular perspective. It is a play that should catalyze rich discussion on the constellation of issues around guns, gun safety, and gun violence.
Guest director Benny Sato Ambush is an SDC* freelance director, educator, consultant, former artistic director of two professional theatres, and published commentator. He recently served nine years as Senior Distinguished Producing Director in Residence at Emerson Stage and holds numerous directing credits at professional regional theaters and universities throughout the U.S. and the Boston region. He is a member of the National Theatre Conference and an Emeritus Trustee of Theatre Communications Group (TCG).
A post-show conversation will take place on Sunday, October 20 moderated by director Benny Sato Ambush.
A prelude conversation will take place on Thursday, October 24 at 6:30 pm with playwright Frank Higgins and director Benny Sato Ambush.
October 18 is Salem Night with Free Admission for Salem residents.
Mature content, not appropriate for children.
Tickets: www.salemstatetickets.com or 978.542.6365