Speech & Debate

by Stephen Karam

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Three teenage misfits in Salem, Oregon discover they are linked by a sex scandal that’s rocked their town. When one of them sets out to expose the truth, secrets become currency, the stakes get higher, and the trio’s connection grows deeper in this searching, fiercely funny dark comedy with music.
Widely acclaimed by Yale publications including the YDN.
Contact the Show
at michael.leibenluft@yale.edu
Performances
December 5 at 8:00pm
December 6 at 6:30pm
December 6 at 9:00pm
December 7 at 6:30pm
December 7 at 9:00pm
@ Nick Chapel
Reservations
Show no longer running
Patrons should arrive at the theater 15 minutes before the performance to claim their reservation. At the scheduled performance time, patrons will be let in off of the waitlist based on when they signed up on the YDC website. Patrons with reservations arriving after this time will be treated as if they are at the top of the waitlist. Please see the full policy here.
Cast
HowieCory Finley
SolomonRaphael Shapiro
Teacher/ReporterNaomi Bland
DiwataLeah Franqui
Production Staff
DirectorMichael Leibenluft
ProducerHarrison Marks
Stage ManagerHannah Mendlowitz
Lighting DesignerCharlie Croom
Master ElectricianDavid Demres
Sound DesignerKelsey Clark
Set DesignerSophia Janowitz
Costume DesignerSarah Thompson
Costume DesignerChris Cho
Props DesignerKyle Eichner
Projections DesignerAndrew Chittenden,
Sound EngineerIan Walker
Graphic DesignerDaniel Suarez
Assistant Stage ManagerAixsha Hiciano
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