The latest installment in Leviathan Lab’s 2nd season is MIGRATION NATION: IMPORTED AND EXPLOITED, featuring 9 world-premiere plays from Leviathan’s Women Writer’s Group exploring the experiences of immigrant Filipinos who have taken jobs as overseas workers (OFW’s) worldwide. Performances are at 7pm and 9pm on October 26th and 27th at Space on White, 81 White Street in New York. Tickets are $15 each. Pre-show talk at 6:15pm both nights. To buy tickets, click here: http://bpt.me/281856 or call 212.227.8600 for more information.
“We are thrilled to be able to perform and be part of Filipino history month. These stories not only mean a tremendous amount to our community, but are stories of humanity and our rights as human beings. We hope that Migration Nation will help bring focus to a largely underserved and overlooked community,” said Executive Director and company Founder Ariel Estrada.
MIGRATION NATION has successfully completed their 40 DAYS TO $4000 campaign; From Leviathan: “We ask you to help share these important stories with our community, and ask you to give what you can; your tax-deductible donation will go toward sets, costumes, performer and technician stipends, and more. MIGRATION NATION is funded, in part, by generous support from the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. Yet even with their funding, this ambitious live performance work is in need of your support. To make a contribution, go http://bit.ly/PEAKZR
MIGRATION NATION is made possible by a grant from the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. Community partners for this project are FAHNS, NAFAA and UniPro.
Help Leviathan Lab reach their goal of 40 Days to $4K www.leviathanlab.com
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