“Powerhouse script! An insightful look at the sensitive issues of rape and the double standard that celebrates sexual activity by boys but denigrates it for girls.”
—Time Out New York
“Leading the charge to end slut shaming for good.”
“SLUT should be required reading for every educator, parent and young person.”
—Rachel Simmons, author of Odd Girl Out and The Curse of the Good Girl
“If you want to understand what it means to be a girl you must see this play.”
—Leora Tanenbaum, author of I Am Not a Slut: Slut Shaming in the Age of the Internet
Directed by Charlotte Arnoux and written by the 11-13 year-old members of The Arts Effect All-Girl Jr. Theater Company, THOT on the Playground explores dress code dilemas, truth or dare, rape jokes at the lunch table, and the 12-year-old THOT Patrol– and dares to ask, “Why is growing breasts slutty?!” 40 minute performance followed by a 30 minute talkback with the actors and Katie Cappiello and Meg McInerney, founding directors of The Arts Effect and creators of SLUT: The Play.
Written and directed by Katie Cappiello, in collaboration with NYC & NJ high school students, Now That We’re Men explores sex, friendship, hook-up culture, porn, masculinity and growing up “guy” in today’s culture. Featuring the 14-18 year-old boys of The Arts Effect. 40 minute performance, followed by a 30 minute talkback with the actors and Katie Cappiello.
SLUT: The Play is back for its longest run in NYC! Come check out our powerhouse new cast and hang out after the performance for a Talkback and Q&A with The Arts Effect All-Girl Theater Company members, writer and director Katie Cappiello, and director Meg McInerney.