An actress's fan club finds its survival threatened when the actions of their beloved icon leave the group sharply divided on how to respond. Discovering that they can't address this incident without acknowledging broader cultural truths, they realize the only way forward is to discuss the difficult and complicated things we don't like talking about.
A part of the collection Keen Teens Volume 5.
KeywordsAsian issues, Betrayal, Friendship, Politics, Media, Theatre/Entertainment Industry, Asian-American Issues
- Minimum Fee: $45 per performance
- Time Period: New Millennium/21st Century
- Duration: 30 minutes
- Setting: A meeting room in New York City. December 2016
- Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes
Casting6f, 4m or f
MAD - the motivated one, F, a person of color
GABRIEL - the no nonsense one, any gender, any race
LIZZIE - the peacemaking one F, white
MURIEL - the one in charge, F, any race
OTTO - the scared one, any gender, white
ISA - the earnest one, F, any race
MARGARET - the curt one, F, any race
MASON - the real one, any gender, a person of color
ORLANDO - the one who keeps things moving, any gender, any race
- Multicultural casting
Tilda Swinton Betrayed Us premiered at the Keen Teens Festival in New York City in May 2017 under the direction of Zi Alikhan.