Bechdel Test @ Jet City Improv, Seattle [from 11 January to 9 February]

Bechdel Test


358
11
Jan
 
- 9
Feb
20:00 - 21:30

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Jet City Improv
5510 University Way NE, Seattle, Washington 98105
Get Tickets — bit.ly/BechdelJCI
THU-FRI, 1/11-2/9 at 8 pm

Biting social commentary. Awesome empowering comedy. Bechdel Test is a sharp satirical critique inspired by the Bechdel-Wallace test, which examines gender equality in movies. In order to pass the test, a movie simply needs to feature two named female characters talking to each other about something other than a man. This all-female improvised comedy show invites you to live in a world unlike our own where all movies pass the test. You name a movie. Then we make it pass.

Jet City Improv is partnering with Reel Grrls, a local non-profit organization that empowers young women and gender non-conforming youth from diverse communities to realize their power, talent and influence through media production. Their mission is to support young people to explore, critique and author media through a feminist lens.

We're collecting old iPads, iPhones, iPads and Macbooks for Reel Grrls, because someone stole their devices. Simply show your donation of a used Apple device to the volunteers in our concessions stand, and enjoy a gift certificate for 2 free tickets to a future show at Jet City Improv as our way of saying thanks. Limit one gift certificate per person per show, but please don’t let that stop you from bringing multiple devices to donate! reelgrrls.org

========TICKET INFORMATION========
Tickets are $12 online to Thursday shows and $17 online to Friday shows. Last minute tickets are $18 at the door (cash or card). Discounts are available for military, seniors (55+), students, Amazon employees and TPS members with ID. Online sales close at 6 pm on the day of the show.

========CAST========
Amanda Walker
Annika Wohlf
Aubree Wilson
Cailey Nickerson
Darshi Shary
Haley Beglau
Kaela McVicker
Kathleen Swensen
Tara Pozo

========CREW========
Director — Kate Drummond
Assistant Director — Kristine Ota
Stage Manager — Julia Granstrom
Lights — Sara Yonke
Video & Sound — Kar Fedosh

========RATING & SPOILER ALERT========
This show is appropriate for all ages. Please note: as we'll be improvising scenes from movies, there may be some spoilers throughout the show.
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