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Wednesday, January 22, 2020 7:30 PM
Thursday, January 23, 2020 7:30 PM
Friday, January 24, 2020 8:00 PM
Saturday, January 25, 2020 8:00 PM // Arthur Miller Theatre

The Believers Are But Brothers

 

“One of the most fascinating shows I have seen in an age.” (Financial Times)

An electronic maze of fantasists, meme culture, 4chan, the alt-right, and ISIS. We live in a time where old orders are collapsing: from the post-colonial nation states of the Middle East to the EU and the American election. Amid all of this, a generation of young men find themselves burning with resentment, without the money, power, and sex they think they deserve. Written and performed by Javaad Alipoor and co-directed by Kirsty Housley (who also co-directed Complicite’s The Encounter), this multimedia show weaves together stories of three disaffected men and their journeys to radicalization, exploring the smoke and mirrors world of online extremism, anonymity, and hate speech.

Please note: This performance contains adult themes. As part of the performance, audiences will be asked to join a private WhatsApp group chat for the show (optional, but will enhance the experience).

Post-Performance Artist Q&A (After 1/22 opening night performance)

Featuring creator Javaad Alipoor, director Kristy Housley, U-M Professor of Information Clifford Lampe, U-M Professor of History and American Culture Alexandra Stern, and U-M Professor of American Culture and Screen Arts and Director of the Digital Studies Institute Lisa Nakamura.

Post-Performance Community Dialogues (After all other performances)

A panel of community leaders, thinkers, and activists will engage with audience members around the themes of the performance. The floor will be open to panelists and audience members alike to reflect on, discuss, analyze, and respond to the performance

FUNDED IN PART BY

  • William Davidson Foundation

MEDIA PARTNERS

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The Believers Are But Brothers
Arthur Miller Theatre
$35 general admission (+ fees)
$12-20 student tickets available

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* Student, Senior and Group Discounts may be available

 

 

 

 

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Arthur Miller Theatre

The Believers Are But Brothers

Buy Tickets
$35 general admission (+ fees)
$12-20 student tickets available
DETAILS

“One of the most fascinating shows I have seen in an age.” (Financial Times)

An electronic maze of fantasists, meme culture, 4chan, the alt-right, and ISIS. We live in a time where old orders are collapsing: from the post-colonial nation states of the Middle East to the EU and the American election. Amid all of this, a generation of young men find themselves burning with resentment, without the money, power, and sex they think they deserve. Written and performed by Javaad Alipoor and co-directed by Kirsty Housley (who also co-directed Complicite’s The Encounter), this multimedia show weaves together stories of three disaffected men and their journeys to radicalization, exploring the smoke and mirrors world of online extremism, anonymity, and hate speech.

Please note: This performance contains adult themes. As part of the performance, audiences will be asked to join a private WhatsApp group chat for the show (optional, but will enhance the experience).

Post-Performance Artist Q&A (After 1/22 opening night performance)

Featuring creator Javaad Alipoor, director Kristy Housley, U-M Professor of Information Clifford Lampe, U-M Professor of History and American Culture Alexandra Stern, and U-M Professor of American Culture and Screen Arts and Director of the Digital Studies Institute Lisa Nakamura.

Post-Performance Community Dialogues (After all other performances)

A panel of community leaders, thinkers, and activists will engage with audience members around the themes of the performance. The floor will be open to panelists and audience members alike to reflect on, discuss, analyze, and respond to the performance

BUY TICKETS/SUBSCRIBE

The Believers Are But Brothers
Arthur Miller Theatre
$35 general admission (+ fees)
$12-20 student tickets available

CHOOSE A PERFORMANCE:

Select Seats

Or call the ticket office at 734-764-2538

* Student, Senior and Group Discounts may be available

SPONSORS

FUNDED IN PART BY

  • William Davidson Foundation

MEDIA PARTNERS

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