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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 her new solo piece that celebrates erotic communications from centuries ago to the present day.

Tickets to these performances are at-capacity and sold-out. Tickets to Rachel Mars’s Our Carnal Hearts (Feb 1-4) are still available.

Inspired by a serendipitous encounter with James Joyce’s raunchy sex letters to Nora Barnacle, Mars searched for other letters dating back to the distant past and compared them with salacious sexts from today’s dating app chats, ultimately constructing a piece that serves as a meditation on the queer female body and a love letter to the lost art of letter writing. The end result is a filthy, funny, and intimate show that’s “dripping with uninhibited desire.” (The Guardian)

Meet the Artist

Rachel Mars
Rachel Mars

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Your Sexts Are Shit: Older Better Letters
Rachel Mars

Arthur Miller Theatre
This event is currently at capacity and sold-out.

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Buy Tickets Or call the ticket office at 734-764-2538

* Student, Senior and Group Discounts may be available

 

 

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
This event is currently at capacity and sold-out.

Performance artist Rachel Mars closes No Safety Net 3.0 with her new solo piece that celebrates erotic communications from centuries ago to the present day.

Tickets to these performances are at-capacity and sold-out. Tickets to Rachel Mars’s Our Carnal Hearts (Feb 1-4) are still available.

Inspired by a serendipitous encounter with James Joyce’s raunchy sex letters to Nora Barnacle, Mars searched for other letters dating back to the distant past and compared them with salacious sexts from today’s dating app chats, ultimately constructing a piece that serves as a meditation on the queer female body and a love letter to the lost art of letter writing. The end result is a filthy, funny, and intimate show that’s “dripping with uninhibited desire.” (The Guardian)

Buy Tickets

Your Sexts Are Shit: Older Better Letters
Rachel Mars

Arthur Miller Theatre
This event is currently at capacity and sold-out.

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

FUNDED IN PART BY

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 Your 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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