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    Based on a Colombian novel of the same name, The Future of Ismael is an experimental sci-fi featuring queer people of color in a dystopian world where community, love, and rebellion allow trans-post-humans to thrive. Generic Ensemble Company is a Resident Theatre Organization of the Dougherty Arts Center through the Museums and Cultural Programs Division of the Parks and Recreation Department’s Artist Access Program. Three weeks only.

    Directed by kt shorb. Featuring: Tuyển Thai, Elian Sweeten, Adrian Clark, Grayson Hunt, Tessa Lancaster, and Noé Lopez. Costume Design by Jana Zek. Stage Management by Margaret Jumonville.

    Accessibility information:
    Radical Generosity tickets are available for those to whom general admission is an undue burden. No one will be turned away for lack of funds. Deaf and Hard of Hearing patrons are welcome to ASL interpretation free-of-charge. Donations accepted at the door. DHH patrons who cannot make it to the ASL show can request a script. The venue is wheelchair accessible. In-person description for the visually impaired is available with advanced request. Please contact us at info [at] genenco [dot] org if you have additional accessibility needs.

    The Generic Ensemble Company (GenEnCo) makes the invisible visible through bold, socially relevant, body-centered theatre. www.genenco.org

    “A work filled with tension that takes the audience with it every step of the way.”
    –Austin Chronicle on Generic Ensemble Company’s 893 | Ya-ku-za

    “As profound as it is heartrending.”
    –Orange Magazine on Generic Ensemble Company's The Mikado: Reclaimed

    “…Ambitious, timely, and vitally important…”
    —Austin American-Statesman on Generic Ensemble Company’s Robin Hood: An Elegy

    This project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department.
    The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Reasonable modifications and equal access to communication will be provided upon request. For assistance, please contact 512 974-3914 or Relay Texas 7-1-1.

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