June 18th - 28th, 2014
at the Manny Fried Playhouse
for the fourth installment of our annual Subversive
by Linda Daugherty
Directed by Kelly Beuth*
Starring a All-Student Cast of Emerging Young Actors from
the Buffalo Academy for the Visual and Performing Arts
June 18th -
Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, & Saturdays @ 8pm
Tickets $12 general admission
or $8 for students
For all Wednesday shows admission is pay-what-you-can
here to purchase tickets online for all shows
For the fourth installment of our "Subversive
Youth Series," Subversive Theatre is proud to present the
hard-hitting teen drama THE SECRET LIFE OF GIRLS featuring a
cast of acting students from the Buffalo Academy for the Visual and Performing
Art (BAVPA) High School under the direction of BAVPA teacher and
Subversive Theatre member Kelly Beuth*.
play is not about real life. It
IS real life... If you have a daughter under 18, you need to see this show.
And if she's over 11, you need to take her with you."
-People Newspapers, Dallas, Texas
A brutally honest journey into the all too
real world of teen bullying, THE
SECRET LIFE OF GIRLS has been stunning audiences across America.
Sometimes humorous, sometimes heartbreaking -- the story follows Abby
as she tries to find acceptance as the newest member of her high school's
championship volleyball team. Instead
she finds a world wrought with peer pressure, cyber-bullying, back-biting,
intimidation, eating disorders, cutting, depression, and premature sexuality.
Based on interviews with both the victims and
the perpetrators of real life teen bullying, this unflinching work offers a
rude awakening to the pressures and social stigmas that loom over the lives of
young women in today's world.
every female you know to see this play, then go somewhere and talk. It is a
candid, stark, and artistically brutal look at bullying, peer pressure,
self-abuse, and finding one's own value... shocking and boldly written."
-Better Than Broadway.com
Directed by the Director of our Subversive
Youth Program, Kelly Beuth*, our rendition of THE
OF GIRLS features a long list of talented, emerging young actors
including Victoria Medley, Aqueira Roberts,
Diamond Fonn, Dana Mingo, Yocasta Mencia, Isabelle Trump, Elizabeth Camara,
Elijah Tyner, and Mariah Faulkner.
SECRET LIFE OF GIRLS runs June 18th - 28th
with performances Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 8pm.
Tickets are $12 general admission or $8 for students.
For both Wednesday performances, admission is pay-what-you-can.
All performances are at Subversive Theatre's regular performance venue,
The Manny Fried Playhouse at 255 Great Arrow Avenue on the third floor
of North Buffalo's Great Arrow Building.
brave study of teen girl angst presents an unfortunately realistic and
sobering view of what our kids are facing."
-Susan Sugerman, MD, MPH Girls to Women Health and Wellness, PA, Dallas,
information or to make a reservation, call our phoneline at 716-408-0499.