Poetic Theater Productions is proud to present three special encore presentations of Subverted, written by and starring Dominique Fishback.
SUBVERTED portrays the destruction of Black identity as seen through the eyes of Eden, an 18 year-old girl living in any urban city in the USA. Through the colliding viewpoints of 18 friends, family members, and historical figures (all portrayed by actor, writer, and spoken word poet Dominique Fishback) Eden discovers that the promise of ‘equal opportunity’ still, to this day, does not exist. She questions why the people she loves the most continue to live blindly subverted by an unrelenting history that they did not live through, yet inherit and must accept. Eden’s journey will make a difference in our understanding of what true equality actually looks like.
Written and Performed by Dominique Fishback
Directed by Chad Chenail
Choreography by Daigi-Ann Thompson
Photo by Nigel Barker