The TCR Anywhere online presentation of Out of Bounds by Jennifer Fawcett and Working Group Theatre has been extended to stream through April 30, 2021. Educators and parents of teens were especially receptive and positive about this important play and discussion-starter. Multiple requests to extend the run were met with enthusiasm and gratitude for such wonderful community praise!
Out of Bounds is the story of 14-year-old Amy, the new girl at her school. Everything starts out well… until she answers a dare that goes viral. Soon the dark side of social media is revealed and Amy is bullied online, in texts, and at her school. No longer feeling safe, her frustrated mother seeks any way to stop the threats against her daughter, which drudges up painful memories of her own adolescent trials.
Created from conversations with real teens, parents and teachers from our community, Out of Bounds explores the world of cyber-bullying and the complicated choices young people make when navigating the politics of friendship. Originally commissioned and presented by Hancher Auditorium (Charles Swanson, Executive Director, Jacob Yarrow, Programming Director) and winner of the prestigious NEFA National Theatre Project Award, Out of Bounds is must-see theater for educators, parents, and teens as they seek to understand and protect our youth.
TCR hosted an online talkback on February 18, led by Cavan Hallman, Chris Okiishi, and playwright Jennifer Fawcett. You may view that video HERE.