“What can we do to break down the myths and stereotypes of Thanksgiving in forty-five minutes with three people? Create a revolution in their minds?”
Good intentions collide with absurd assumptions in Larrissa FastHorse’s wickedly funny satire, as a troupe of terminally “woke” teaching artists scrambles to create a pageant that somehow manages to celebrate both Turkey Day and Native American Heritage Month.
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Update- August, 2020
WAM will be telling this important story
November 20-22, 2020.
Stay tuned…casting info and more news to come soon…
What they're saying about The Thanksgiving Play:
“The familiar, whitewashed story of Pilgrims and Native Americans chowing down together gets a delicious roasting from expert farceurs.”
The New York Times
“Very, very funny. Larissa FastHorse’s The Thanksgiving Play skewers liberal pretensions with glee - this clever satire is something for which we will be truly thankful.”
The Hollywood Reporter
“Laughter gives us energy. Laughter gives us more time. It actually adds time to your life, so I’m giving you information AND I’m giving you more time to change the world.”
Watch Larissa FastHorse in this 2012 “I am Theatre” segment: