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MEET US QUICKLY WITH YOUR MERCY, Part. 2 The Decarceration Trilogy

Date, location, and tickets

Friday, October 16, 2020
at 9:00 PM

80 Turk Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

Free Event

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Event Information

Flyaway Productions announces the world premiere of MEET US QUICKLY WITH YOUR MERCY, the second in a trilogy of outdoor aerial public art performances addressing the devastating effects of mass incarceration. Meet Us Quickly is presented in partnership with the Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD), Prison Renaissance, Bend the Arc Jewish Action, and through CounterPulse’s curated co-production program. It will take place on the exterior facades of CounterPulse as well as on the Dahlia Hotel next door, with eight performances at 7:30 p.m. and 9 p.m., Friday and Saturday, October 9, 10, 16 and 17, and an additional performance at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 15. All performances are free. For health and safety reasons due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, audience size at each showing will be sharply limited. For reservations, visit counterpulse.org.

Choreographer & Director: Jo Kreiter

Lead Writer: Rahsaan Thomas

Dancers: Bianca Cabrera, Clarissa Dyas, Laura Elaine Ellis, Sonsherée Giles, Maddy Lawder, Megan Lowe, Helen Wicks

Composer: Jewlia Eisenberg

Set Designer: Sean Riley

Lighting Designer: Jack Beuttler

Costume Designer: Jamielyn Duggan

More information: Flyawayproductions.com

The world premiere of Meet Us Quickly With Your Mercy is supported by The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, Fleishhacker Foundation, Kenneth Rainin Foundation, Zellerbach Foundation, Creative Work Fund, MAP Fund, Bill Graham Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, California Arts Council, San Francisco Arts Commission, San Francisco Grants for the Arts and New Music USA.

For all press inquiries contact John Hill at johnhillpr@gmail.com.

Photo of Clarissa Dyas by RJ Muna

This event is supported by a grant from New Music USA.