2019 Festival

ANNOUNCING OUR OFFICIAL LINE-UP*
FOR #NWUF19: WE THE PEOPLE

SAT & SUN OCT 26 & 27, 2019 – CAVEAT NYC

Each show will focus on a central theme inspired by a branch of the United States Government, including the unofficial fourth branch – The People, as well as the myriad of issues that affect every citizen. An intimate talkback conversation with an esteemed guest with our President Allison Brzezinski, will kick off every show, followed by performances and screenings by our wonderfully talented artists – all with the aim to not only entertain, but provoke meaningful conversations.

TICKETS ON SALE NOW
FULL FESTIVAL PASSES AVAILABLE

as always, all profits made by #NWUF19 will be donated to the ACLU, to support the rights of all people.

*These acts are in no particular order and are subject to change.

POWER: Sat 10/26 at 12pm – BUY TICKETS HERE

HOUN’ DAWG, performance art – Azusa SHESHE Dance
Black Girl Knees, spoken word .– Candace M. Robertson
Sexually Peaking, comedy – Carolyn Busa
Sometimes the Opposite of Giving Up is Taking Up Space, spoken word – Kayla Clifford
Körperbewusstsein, performance art – Kelsey Burns, Audra LaBrosse
Small Mercy, short film – Olivia O’Hara
Gold to Me, original music – Sarah Mac
Killa y Sus Hijas, performance art – Salomé Egas
Never Grounded, comedy – Zubi Ahmed

JUSTICE: Sat 10/26 at 3pm – BUY TICKETS HERE

Bringing Black Girl Magic to the Supreme Court, comedy – Andrea Coleman
Uprising After Grief, original music & movement – ES Wex, Salomé Egas
Mindful Fruit, comedy  – Kalli Siringas
Manifest This!, comedy – Kelli Dunham
The Death of Joan of Arc, short film – Loredana Gasparotto, Elizabeth Seabeeck
The Pregnancy Tests, comedy – Rosemary Cipriano
Stand-up, comedy  – Sammie James
What Do You See, short film – Shani Rosemary
“Question or Console”, dance/movement – The Verbal Artisan, Katharine Pettit Creative

OPENING NIGHT PARTY
SAT 10/26 at 5:30PM – Location TBA

Join us in celebrating #NWUF19 with food, drink, a raffle, interactive artist booths (think tarot readings or face-painting), and special performances, including:

Stand-up – Ali Clayton
Stand-up – Dhaya Lakshminarayanan
Silence as Goodbye, original music  – Lilee

ACTION: Sun 10/27 at 12pm – BUY TICKETS HERE

The Morning After, short film – Angela Henderson
Nerd in Alabama, comedy – Dhaya Lakshminarayanan
The Goodie Two Shoes Blues, original music – Julia Feinberg
In 50 Years, dance/movement – Kayla Yee
To Claim and Reclaim, short film – Kristi Cole and Shannon Finnell
Stand-up – Leighann Lord
Hashtag and Unapologetically, spoken word– Thoughtress

THE PEOPLE: Sun 10/27 at 3pm – BUY TICKETS HERE

Emergency Address from New Chicago, scene – Alex Hansen
Quiet Stage, short film – Angel Yau
In the Company of Men, dance/movement – Bridget Struthers, Olivia Wingerath
Rigid Chair & Stand-up, short film & comedy – Lorena Russi
Bending Not Breaking, dance performance art – Non Kuramoto, Shawn Lawrence, Sherill-Marie Henriquez, Isabel Quinzanos Alonso, Hanne Larsen
Thistle & Lace, original music – Sasha Ono, Tiffany Weiss
Stand-up – Srilatha Rajamani

CLOSING NIGHT PARTY
SUN 10/27 at 5:30PM – Location TBA

Join us in celebrating #NWUF19 with food, drink, a raffle, interactive artist booths (think tarot readings or facepainting), and special performances, including:

Stand-up – Melanie Maras
Shooketh, Burlesque Performance Art – Tavi Juarez