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White Heat


Pressgang Theatre

Longboat Hall at The Great Hall

August 11, 8:30 PM

August 12, 9:30 PM

August 14, 6:00 PM

75 Minutes

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$15 / $25 / $35

photo by Graham Isador

A revealed identity leads to an impossible decision. Journalist Alice Kennings grapples with how to act after uncovering the identity of an alt-right podcast host calling for violence against the media. Based on real events, White Heat is a play about all the things we justify to ourselves. Written by Graham Isador (VICE, GQ) and directed by Dora Award winner Jill Harper (Pool No Water).

Written by Graham Isador; Directed by Jill Harper; Performed by Makambe Simamba and Tim Walker; Sound Design by Christopher Ross-Ewart

The listed run time includes a 15 minute Q & A on August 11, a 15 minute artist talk back on August 12, and a 30 minute longtable on August 14.


Coarse language and themes of racial violence

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