The Wait Room

Friday, May 17 & Saturday, May 18
Location: East Bay Center for the Performing Arts, 339 11th St. Richmond, CA

Jo Kreiter of Flyaway Productions, East Bay Center resident artist: The Wait Room, created in partnership with Essie Justice Group, is a performance installation that exposes the physical, psychic, and emotional burden of incarceration for women with imprisoned loved ones. Via a series of custom-made chairs suspended by a counterweight system, the project invokes the balancing act women have to maintain when stripped of emotional and economic support from their partners and family. Featuring an original soundscore by Pamela Z, and performance by Bianca Cabrera, Clarissa Dyas, Laura Elaine Ellis, MaryStarr Hope. Megan Lohe, and Sonshere Giles.

Two performances, May 17 & May 18, 8:00pm

These performances are outdoors. MAY 18 PERFORMANCE HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO RAIN.

This is a Free Event, please RSVP here.