Written and performed by Sarah Jones, directed by Carolyn Cantor.
Post-show talks with the artist and special guests will follow select performances:
Jan 6 with Bill T. Jones, TONY® Award Winning Choreographer and Artistic Director of New York Live Arts
Jan 7 with Maria Popova, Writer, Blogger, and Critic
Jan 10 with Ai-Jen Poo, Activist and Director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance
Jan 12 with Sarah Sophie Flicker, Performer, Activist, and Writer
Jan 13 with Hank Willis Thomas, Photo Conceptual Artist
Jan 16, following the 7:30pm show, with a TED Talk Group, Fellow TED Talk Alumni: Anand Giridharadas, Priya Parker, Baratunde Thurston, Esther Perel, Monica Lewinsky, and Maria Popova
Tony® and Obie Award-winning playwright and performer Sarah Jones presents an exclusive first-look production of her latest full-length performance piece Sell/Buy/Date at New York Live Arts for 12 performances only as part of New York Live Arts’ annual Live Artery season. This dynamic multi-character, one-person play is inspired by stories of people, especially women and girls,directly impacted by sex trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation.
This workshop production is presented by special arrangement with Manhattan Theatre Club. Sell/Buy/Date is commissioned by The Novo Foundation and was developed in part at the 2015 Sundance Institute Theatre Lab at The Sundance Resort.