BUILDING THE WALL - An Off the Shelf reading

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Tacoma Little Theatre presents Richard Schenkkan’s politically charged, Building the Wall, directed by Randy Clark.  This production will take place on Thursday, June 7, 2018 at 7:30pm.

"A must-see show!" - The New York Times

A mesmerizing and shocking new play that simmers with of-the-moment urgency." - The Hollywood Reporter

From Pulitzer Prize and Tony® Award-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan (All the Way, The Kentucky Cycle, Hacksaw Ridge), comes the incendiary political thriller that is captivating audiences across the country.

Written in “a white heat” fury following the November 2016 election, Schenkkan’s Building the Wall imagines a dystopia impacted by President Trump’s border and immigration policies. It’s the near future and millions of undocumented immigrants have been detained in overflowing prisons. Now, a writer interrogates the director of a private prison as he awaits sentencing for carrying out the federal policy that has escalated into the unimaginable. This riveting and illuminating drama delivers a powerful warning and puts a human face on the inhuman, revealing how, when personal accountability is denied, what seems inconceivable becomes inevitable.

Building the Wall features renowned actors Scott C. Brown and Ieisha McIntyre.

Through a generous donor, tickets for the June 7, 2018 performance at 7:30pm are free for TLT members and “Pay What You Can” for all others.  Tickets may be purchased by clicking here, or by calling our Box Office at (253) 272-2281.