Sept. 8-10, 14-16 @7:30 pm|| Sowelu Theater
The Crackwalker by Judith Thompson
PWNW Public Access
Directed by Barry Hunt and featuring company member Lorraine Bahr plus guest artists Ryan Downey, Liviya Burns, Anthony Green, Ken Baug and Joshua Brown.
The play takes a hard look at the “permanently unemployable” that fall through the cracks of social services. The Crackwalker captures the unpretty realities of the ignored in our society. First produced thirty years ago, playwright Judith Thompson’s striking portrayal of the discarded class continues to move audiences today.
Judith Thompson has captured the corrosive imagery and exploding rhythms of life in the lower depths, where spiked heels are dangerous weapons and salvation is driving a cab. Thompson so clearly demonstrates an ability to expose the deepest roots of the theatrical experience… its language and humanity make the play a minor masterpiece. —Maclean’s
Additional performances at
Sunnyside Community House
3520 SE Yamhill St, Portland. OR 97214
September 22, 23, 24 and 28, 29, 30 at 7:30 PM.