University of Iowa
The Actor's Gang, The New Colossus
Ashley Randall

The Actors’ Gang

The New Colossus

Presented by
ADULT: $50
YOUTH: $25
Saturday, February 29, 2020, 7:30 pm

Performed in twelve languages (with English supertitles) with live music, poetry, and kinetic movement, The New Colossus asks an essential question: Who are we as a nation? The play explores the true stories of twelve people in the United States today because their families fled their countries of origin to escape oppression. Actors from around the world share the stage to tell heart-wrenching stories, weaving a single narrative of desperate people drawn to the promise of America.

Audio Description is available for the performance.


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Event Partners:
Richard and Vicki Siefers
Alan and Liz Swanson

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