Collective Rage: World premiere by an award-winning playwright at Woolly Mammoth


Betty is rich. Betty is lonely. Betty’s a dutiful wife, but Betty’s busy working on her truck. Betty wants to talk about love, and Betty wants Betty, but Betty needs to hit something. And Betty keeps using a small hand mirror to stare into parts of herself she s never examined. Meanwhile, Betty decides to stage a production of that play-within-a-play from what’s it called? Summer’s Midnight Dream?

In Collective Rage, five different women named Betty collide at the intersection of anger, sex, and the thea-tah. Award-winning playwright Jen Silverman’s absurdist romantic comedy is at once hysterical, inspired, and boldly uncompromising. When you’re done laughing, you’ll be ready to deliver a knockout blow to a thousand different well-worn tropes about female identity and dare them all to say Boop.

Collective Rage begins September 12, with Pay What You Can performances September 12 and 13.  Tickets $20 for 30 and under, all other tickets available here.


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