Take a trip around the world with award-winning theatre director, designer and performer Thaddeus Phillips. Using lighting, shadows, humor and his magnetic charm, Phillips weaves a dramatic, visual and surreal examination of imaginary lines, arbitrary passports and curious customs.
The New Yorker praises 17 Border Crossings' imagination and social justice message that we are all inherently "alien". Read about Thaddeus Phillips' ability to argue “...The artificiality and the fundamental arbitrariness of national boundaries" here.
American Theatre describes Thaddeus Phillips’ extensive history as a theatre performer and auteur. Read about how he found his passion and greatest inspiration here.
Theatre at The Broad Stage made possible in part by generous gifts from Bill & Laurie Benenson and Susan Stockel.
17 Border Crossings is a National Performance Network (NPN) Creation Fund Project co-commissioned by The Painted Bride Arts Center in partnership with The MAP and NPN. The Creation Fund is supported by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Ford Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts (a federal agency.) For more information: www.npnweb.org; The MAP Fund, a program of Creative Capital supported by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and the Rockefeller Foundation & The Wyncote Foundation.