The Regime is Female
A sci-fi, stunt-filled, punk play about surveillance states, generational feminism, and love
Ready to see women kick ass? This November, "The Regime is Female" will be running for three weeks at the Tank's intimate 56-seat theater in New York City. Audiences will feel right in the thick of it as they're wowed by the stunts and moved by the story. Yes, the actors are performing live action stunts on stage! It's time to see women and non-binary people in power.
The year is 2028.
Two years since the American dictatorship was overthrown.
Two years since over half of American males died due to the “XY” virus.
Two years of peace under the New Country principles.
Living isolated in an undisclosed location, River Flynn is an executioner for any person caught performing a white supremacist or patriarchal act.
WHERE: The Tank, 312 W 36th St, New York, NY, 10018,
WHEN: The Regime is Female runs from November 1st - 17th
Shows on November 1-3, 7-10, 14-17
All shows at 7:00PM
HOW: Tickets available at The Tank (thetanknyc.org)
Playwright Sarah Elizabeth Grace
Actor, writer, and founder of Badass Lady Productions, Sarah Elizabeth Grace has written and produced her own female-centered works since 2013 including Mental Nudity (PIT Underground), More (The Secret Theater), and Implied Consent (Access Theater). Her ten-minute play Crush was featured in Alternative Theater's "#MeToo Plays" series in November 2018. Sarah's unflinching and riveting work is motivated by her interest in human behavior and its gray areas. She creates worlds that contain sex-positive anti-heroines and steady, soft-spoken men. In all of her plays, she strives to make authentic and fearless depictions of women. Sarah has been performing her entire life and holds a BFA in Drama from NYU Tisch.
Director Andi Villa Stover
Writer/director and founding member of LiveFeedNYC, a site specific performance company. With LiveFeedNYC: Noodles Astray (La Mama ETC) Places, an in-ear audio play (taking place in the subway, streets, and at C’MON Everybody), Black Eye Fixer (Midway, Glasslands) and The Murder of Taylor (Old Atlantic Tunnel), where audiences climbed down through a manhole to an underground tunnel below Atlantic Avenue. Upcoming: Places 2 (on the streets of Clinton Hill) and I AM MONIKA with choreographer Johanna Meyer at La Mama ETC. Andi is also a freelance dramaturg and proudly works with incredible artists such as choreographer Karen Bernard, director Tea Alagic and graphic novelist Ronald Wimberly. She is a graduate of Yale University and has an MFA in Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism from Brooklyn College.
Violence Coordinator Frank Alfano Jr.
Frank Alfano Jr. started his education in Florida's theater scene and graduated from VCU school of the arts in 2008. Since then he has worked as a professional stuntman for film and television. Film credits include: Joker, The Dead Don’t Die, Skin, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. TV credits include: Daredevil, Gotham, The Blacklist, Law and Order: SVU, Person of Interest, Maniac, and many more. Frank also performed stunts for Red Dead Redemption 2.
Badass Lady Productions
Badass Lady Productions has been producing unapologetic, diverse, women-centered stories in New York City since 2013. Spearheaded by Sarah Elizabeth Grace, Badass Lady Productions strives to make more feminist and inclusive theater that’s both entertaining and thought-provoking.