Unmute: The Impact of a Pandemic on Gender-Based Violence

November 23 - December 5, 2020

Theatre of the Beat

Playwright(s): Cedric Martin, Lindsey Middleton, Kimberlee Walker

Directed by:
Erin Brandenburg

Featuring:
Duncan Gibson-Lockhart
Frances Loiselle
Calvin Petersen
Lindsey Middleton, Yusuf Zine

While a family’s life may seem normal from the other side of the screen, abuse is lurking behind closed doors. Immerse yourself in this important and timely piece that gives audience members the chance to rehearse scenarios for real life. Audiences will learn skills and resources for how they can make a difference. Participate in changing the story through forum theatre.
UNMUTE is a forum theatre piece that addresses the rise of domestic violence and gender-based assault during COVID-19.
In recognition of domestic violence awareness month, Unmute: The Impact of a Pandemic on Gender-Based Violence is set to premiere on Zoom, on the evening of November 23rd. The second showing on November 25th will be held in recognition of The United Nations' International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

Upcoming Performances:

Thu December 3, 2020 7:30 pm

Sat December 5, 2020 7:30 pm