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FTC Presents: Speech & Debate

Thursday, October 26th @ 7:00pm
Friday, October 27th @ 7:00pm
Saturday, October 28th @ 2:00pm
in Houston Hall, Class of ’49

Written by Stephen Karam
Directed by Elizabeth Martinez
Produced by Adam Mansell

Mackenzie Holmes as Diwata
Blake London as Howie
Luke Clements as Solomon
Stephanie Acquaye as Teacher/Reporter

Speech & Debate is a dark comedy with music that follows three Oregon high school students who are linked by a teacher’s sex scandal. They learn to barter secrets and experiences while hesitantly forming their Speech & Debate team in a town run by hypocrites. By age Howie, Diwata, and Solomon are children, but their experiences are more than adult. What does that make them in the eyes of their society?