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The Generic Ensemble Company will debut the original workThe Experiment as its fifth production, running May 4th through 13th at The BLUE Theatre. The evening-length play asks the question, "What does it mean to be human?" as examined by a cyborg, an immortal mutant and a singing, perverse scientist.The Experiment draws its structure from World's Fairs and vaudeville, creating a speculative future reminiscent of the turn of the 20th Century. The play showcases performances by queer women of color investigating the relationship between modern human subjects-experiments, turn-of-the-century freak shows and anecdotal narratives of masculine and butch women.Written by Ana-Maurine Lara and kt shorb - and directed by shorb - the production features Saray de Jesus Rosales, Krysta Gonzales and Smalls McCoy, with dancing by Kimberly Caterino, Kaitlyn Jolly and Kirsche Dickson. Tonya Pennie provides thechoreography, with lighting design by Paige Binder and set design by Joshua Baker and Ethan Stover. Costume and prop design are by Camille Deprang and Love and Monsters.Performances run Thursday through Sunday at 8 p.m. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door. Performances on May 6th and 10th are "Pay What You Can" admission.The BLUE Theatre is located at 916 Springdale Road. For more information and advance tickets, visithttp://experimentbygenenco.tumblr.com.
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