American Dreams

October 27 - November 1, 2020 | See below for ticketing information


TUESDAY, OCT. 27 | 7pm

THURSDAY, OCT. 29 | 7pm

FRIDAY, OCT. 30 | 7pm

SATURDAY, OCT. 31 | 2pm & 7pm

SUNDAY, NOV. 1 | 3pm

Imagine a world where the only way to gain U.S. citizenship is by competing in a live online game show. Welcome to AMERICAN DREAMS, where each night you, the audience, gets to choose who will become your new neighbor. This playful participatory performance takes place from America's favorite game shows and uses voting, polling, trivia, and more to explore who and what we choose to believe - and how those choices come to shape who we are.

Ticketing Information

All tickets are being sold through HartBeat Ensemble.

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Production Credits


Written by Leila Buck
Directed by Tamilla Woodard

Created and developed by Leila Buck and Tamilla Woodard
with Jens Rasmussen in collaboration with Osh Ghanimah, Imran Sheikh and the company

with Ali Andre Ali, Leila Buck, India Nicole Burton, Jens Rasmussen, Imran Sheikh, Andrew Aaron Valdez 

A Working Theater Production

Video Design: Katherine Freer
Virtual Performance Design: ViDCo
Scenic Design: Ryan Patterson
Costume Design: Kerry McCarthy
Sound Design: Sam Kusnetz
Lighting Design: Stacey Derosier
Graphic Design: the watsons
Production Stage Manager: Colleen McCaughey
Assistant Stage Manager: Carolina Arboleda 

Working Theater is the lead producer for the virtual production of American Dreams in partnership with Round House Theatre, Salt Lake Acting Company, HartBeat Ensemble, The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, University of Connecticut, Free Center in association with Charter Oak Cultural Center, Hartford Stage, TheatreWorks Hartford and Marin Theatre Company, co-commissioned by Arizona State University’s ASU Gammage and Texas Performing Arts at the University of Texas at Austin, with support from the JKW Foundation.

AMERICAN DREAMS was first produced by Raymond Bobgan for Cleveland Public Theatre in 2018

Additional Credits:
Production Manager: Lory Henning
Assistant Sound Designer: Mike Deyo
Technical Operator: Nitsan Scharf
Technology Consultant: Ryan Holsopple
Consulting Producer: Amanda Cooper
Production Photographer: Cherie B. Tay
General Press Representative: Miguel Nelson Mendiola, Holly Garman


75 minutes, no intermission

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