February 25th @ 3:30 p.m.
In a poetic blend of circus and performance art, seven artists use dazzling stunts to convey the real-world theatrics women face in the quest for equality. Featuring a cast of six strong female leads and some male eye candy, Hysterical shares stories of women’s opinions, nerves, and naked ambition.
Content information: Swearing or coarse language – rare or mild, Sexual content – rare or mild. Best suited to age 13+.
About Alter Circus
Alter Circus is a feminist company, which uses contemporary circus and performance art as vehicles to challenge gender norms and celebrate the rebellious spirit, strength, and grace of women. The company’s founder and director, Jessica John, rejects narrative structure as a primary humanizing device and allows virtuosity to flourish alongside Alter’s compelling visuals.
Atlas Performing Arts Center
1333 H St. NE
Washington, D.C. 20002