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Saturday, February 4, 2023 8:00 PM
Sunday, February 5, 2023 2:00 PM // Arthur Miller Theatre

Your Sexts Are Shit: Older Better Letters
Rachel Mars

No Safety Net
Performance
 

Performance artist Rachel Mars closes No Safety Net 3.0 with a new solo piece, Your Sexts Are Shit: Older Better Letters.

This filthy, funny, and intimate show triangulates the sex and love letters of dead artists, contemporary sexts, and a meditation on the construction of the queer female body. Featuring an array of erotic communications from dead writers, artists, and a monk, the show creates a love letter to the lost art of letter writing, which has degraded into X-rated anonymized sexts from platforms like Whatsapp and Grindr.

“A triumphant show…dripping with uninhibited desire.” (The Guardian)

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Rachel Mars
Rachel Mars

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Your Sexts Are Shit: Older Better Letters
Rachel Mars

Arthur Miller Theatre
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2/4/23 8:00 PM
2/5/23 2:00 PM

Arthur Miller Theatre

Your Sexts Are Shit: Older Better Letters
Rachel Mars

No Safety Net
Performance
Buy Tickets
$25 general admission; $12 for students
(+ fees)

Performance artist Rachel Mars closes No Safety Net 3.0 with a new solo piece, Your Sexts Are Shit: Older Better Letters.

This filthy, funny, and intimate show triangulates the sex and love letters of dead artists, contemporary sexts, and a meditation on the construction of the queer female body. Featuring an array of erotic communications from dead writers, artists, and a monk, the show creates a love letter to the lost art of letter writing, which has degraded into X-rated anonymized sexts from platforms like Whatsapp and Grindr.

“A triumphant show…dripping with uninhibited desire.” (The Guardian)

Buy Tickets

Your Sexts Are Shit: Older Better Letters
Rachel Mars

Arthur Miller Theatre
$25 general admission; $12 for students
(+ fees)

CHOOSE A PERFORMANCE:

Buy Tickets

Or call the ticket office at 734-764-2538

* Student, Senior and Group Discounts may be available

Meet the Artist

Rachel Mars
Rachel Mars

Thank You to Our Sponsors

PRINCIPAL SPONSOR

Rachel Mars
Rachel Mars

Rachel Mars is a writer and performer. Her shows combine theatre, comedy, storytelling, and live art practices. She was on the first Writers Lab UK and Ireland in 2021, and a finalist on 4Stories 2022. She has won a Total Theatre Award, the Oxford Samuel Beckett Theatre Trust Award, and is often funded by Arts Council England.

She is currently co-writing her first musical for Home Theatre, Manchester. Her first TV comedy/drama was optioned by Hillbilly Films and a podcast adaptation of her theatre show You Sexts Are Shit is in development. She was on the Royal Court Playwrighting Course in 2021. In the past her work has seen her inviting children to smash up her dad’s bad pottery with hammers, learning to play Roller Derby, and unearthing historical sex letters. She has performed all over the UK and internationally including at the Barbican, South Bank Centre, and festivals in Austin, Seattle, Melbourne, and Brisbane. She is committed to representations and explorations of queer female identity, using theatre and comedy as tools for provoking new arenas of empathy and understanding. Rachel is an artist fellow of Birkbeck University’s Centre for Contemporary Theatre.

Learn more at rachelmars.org

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