Generation (Wh)Y: Global Voices On Stage

April 17-18, 2015
Location: Davis Performing Arts Center

"Generation (Wh)Y: Global Voices On Stage" was an immersive theatrical experience of innovative multimedia performances resulting from year-long dialogue and encounters between Georgetown students and youth from Egypt, Syria, Afghanistan, Sudan, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Palestine, Qatar, and Iraq. The Generation (Wh)Y devising ensemble has sparked conversations around the world about the hopes, perspectives, and experiences of the next generation. The Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics and the Department of Performing Arts presented the world premiere.
Generation (Wh)Y is the third of four events that are part of Myriad Voices: A Cross-Cultural Performance Festival, a two-year festival designed to expand understanding about Muslim societies through the performing arts. Georgetown is one of six campuses nationwide to receive a competitive grant from the Association of Performing Arts Presenters.

Generation (Wh)Y was presented in partnership with
Bridges of Understanding and the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs.

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