What Would Crazy Horse Do? - Kansas City Repertory Theatre

What Would Crazy Horse Do?

Apr 28 - May 28 at Copaken Stage

KCRep proudly presents the world premiere of a new play by preeminent Native American writer Larissa FastHorse.  Twin siblings, the last members of their tribe, have just lost their grandfather when the KKK comes knocking with hopes of forming an alliance.  A chilling look at the notion of racial purity, this story reveals the challenges contemporary Native Americans face when fighting extinction in a world that seems to have already forgotten they exist.  The siblings attempt to find their voices in the outside world, while preserving the heritage that is now theirs alone to carry forward.

Adult content and language. Appropriate for ages 16+

Written By
LARISSA FASTHORSE Directed By
SAM PINKLETON Sponsored by Copaken Family Fund National Endowment of the Arts NTDF Rita & Irwin Blitt

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at Copaken Stage

Preview Performance
Opening Night
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Meet the Cast & Company

About the writer

Larissa Fasthorse

Larissa Fasthorse is a Native-American playwright and choreographer from the Sicangu Lakota Nation. Her produced plays include "Average Family," "Teaching Disco Square Dancing to Our Elders: A Class Presentation" and "Cherokee Family Reunion." Fasthorse was awarded the National Endowment for the Arts Distinguished New Play Development Project Grant, the AATE Distinguished Play Award, William Inge Center for the Arts Playwriting Residency, Sundance Institute-Ford Foundation Fellowship, Aurand Harris Fellowship and numerous Ford Foundation and National Endowment for the Arts grants. She is published with Dramatic Publishing and Plays for Young Audiences. In her spare time, Fasthorse returns to her previous life as a ballet dancer through choreography.

About the director

SAM PINKLETON

Sam Pinkleton is thrilled to return to Kansas City Rep where he choreographed Hair: Retrospective. Sam most recently directed Runaways for New York City Center's Encores! Off-Center, where he serves as Artistic Associate. As choreographer/movement director, his work includes the Broadway productions of Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812; Heisenberg; Machinal; Significant Other and Amelie (Upcoming) and new work by Anne Washburn, Kim Rosenstock, Michael Mitnick, Michael Friedman, Bess Wohl, David Adjmi, Todd Almond, and Sarah Ruhl and work at theatres including Playwrights Horizons, BAM, Soho Rep, Center Theatre Group Actors Theatre of Louisville, TFANA, Theatreworks USA, and McCarter Theatre. Sam is a collaborating artist with The Civilians, Pig Iron Theatre Company, and The Dance Cartel. www.sampinkleton.com

ROSEANNE SUPERNAULT

KC Rep: debut.

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Journey
AMY ATTAWAY

KC REP: debut. Local: Photograph 51, M. Butterfly (Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre); Iǯm Not Rappaport, Hamlet, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead

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CHRISTOPHER BROWN

KC Rep: debut. New York: Macbeth (Park Ave Armory, Kenneth Branagh, director); Romeo and Juliet (Romeo, Occupy Verona); Othello (Othello,

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