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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

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

Synopsis:
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?

 

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