Dance Nation


Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and winner of the Susan Smith Blackburn Award

Dance Nation

by Clare Barron

Directed by Jennifer Eve Thorn

August 17 – September 15
Opening Night: August 23, 2019

Previews: 8/17 & 8/18@ 2pm, 8/22 @ 7:30pm

Thur @ 7:30pm,
Fri & Sat @8pm
& Sun @2pm.

About the Play

Somewhere in America, an army of pre-teen competitive dancers plots to take over the world in this WILDLY CREATIVE tale of success, ambition, and desire that the New York Times called “glorious.”*

*This production is not suitable for young audiences and contains mature language and content.

About the Playwright

Clare Barron is a playwright and actor from Wenatchee, Washington. Her plays include You Got Older, which received its world premiere with Page 73 appeared at Steppenwolf in 2018 (Obie Award for Playwriting, Drama Desk Nomination for Outstanding Play, Kilroys List, and Susan Smith Blackburn finalist);  I’ll Never Love Again (The Bushwick Starr, NYTimes & Time Out Critics’ Picks); Baby Screams Miracle (Woolly Mammoth, Clubbed Thumb); and Dance Nation, which appeared at Playwrights Horizons in 2018 and won the Relentless Award established in honor of Philip Seymour Hoffman and the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize. She is also the recipient of a Whiting Award, the Page 73 Playwriting Fellowship and the Paula Vogel Award at the Vineyard.

Special Performance Dates:

Friday, Aug. 23, 2019 @ 8pm – Opening Night: DANCE NATION
Join MOXIE for the Opening Night performance. Afterward, attend a post-show party to celebrate with the cast, enjoy libations catered by Garden Kitchen, and mingle with MOXIE VIPs.
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Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019 @8pm  Brigade Night: DANCE NATION
Join MOXIE and the powerful group of lesbian community leaders, The Bechdel Brigade, which advocates for MOXIE’s mission to create more diverse and honest images of women for our culture, for a pre-show reception with the director, and enjoy catered libations from Event Sponsor, The Wild Thyme Company.  Learn more about The Bechdel Brigade.
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Sunday, September 1, 2019 @ 2pm  Second Sunday Q & A
Join the actors from Yoga Play for a post-show discussion to learn more about the play and enrich your theatre-going experience.
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Ticket Pricing*:

Previews | $20-25 (August 17-22, 2019)
Opening Night | $40-45 (August 23)
General Admission | $30-37 (August 24-September 15, 2019)

Group Rates and Discounts:
Groups of 10 or more | 25% off per ticket
Groups of 15 or more | 35% off per ticket

*Please note that pricing is subject to change according to availability. Please call the Box Office (858) 598-7620 for specific pricing.

Location: MOXIE Theatre

6663 El Cajon Blvd Suite N
San Diego CA 92115
PLENTY OF FREE PARKING!

Make a Dinner Reservation

MOXIE recommends Garden Kitchen. Make your reservation online or by calling 619-431-5755.