Ashley J. Jacobson, Elizabeth Sarkady, Faith Sandberg, Jenna D’Angelo, & Brandon Ferraro of “How to Be Safe”

The Dirty Blondes present HOW TO BE SAFE, written by Ashley J. Jacobson, directed by Cezar WilliamsListen in as The Dirty Blondes, Elizabeth Sarkady and Ashley J. Jacobson (whom you’ll remember from past podcasts on The Miracle Play and The Tunnel Play), along with the full cast—Faith Sandberg, Jenna D’Angelo, and Brandon Ferraro—discuss the company’s new play How to Be Safe, finding relevance in the present moment, the “low hum of anxiety,” the draw of terrible true crime shows, the incredible experience of having a theatrical home-base, being a sponge (then wringing yourself out), and finding safety & solace in the theater.

“…the election happened, and that made me question what I was going to be putting out into the world. It needed to be relevant, it needed to speak to something. And so I figured, ‘let me just create the most honest, emotional show that I could, because that felt like my own personal safety, and that felt like my own personal contribution, to talk about how afraid I feel, and how afraid I think other people feel…”

The Dirty Blondes and FRIGID New York present

How to Be Safe

by Ashley J. Jacobson
directed by Cezar Williams

thru June 17, 2017

The Kraine Theater
85 E. 4th Street
Manhattan

tickets: $25, available via The Dirty Blondes website

The Dirty Blondes present HOW TO BE SAFE, written by Ashley J. Jacobson, directed by Cezar Williams, photo by Rachael Elana Photography The Dirty Blondes present HOW TO BE SAFE, written by Ashley J. Jacobson, directed by Cezar Williams, photo by Rachael Elana Photography The Dirty Blondes present HOW TO BE SAFE, written by Ashley J. Jacobson, directed by Cezar Williams, photo by Rachael Elana Photography The Dirty Blondes present HOW TO BE SAFE, written by Ashley J. Jacobson, directed by Cezar Williams, photo by Rachael Elana Photographyphotos by Rachael Elana Photography

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