WHERE WE BELONG
New York Premiere
WHERE WE BELONG
By Madeline Sayet
Directed by Mei Ann Teo
Produced with Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company
In Association with Folger Shakespeare Library
In 2015, Mohegan theatre-maker Madeline Sayet moved to England to pursue a PhD in Shakespeare, grappling with the question of what it means to remain or leave, as the Brexit vote threatens to further disengage the UK from the wider world. Moving between nations that have failed to reckon with their ongoing roles in colonialism, she finds comfort in the journeys of her Native ancestors who had to cross the ocean in the 1700s to help her people. In this intimate and exhilarating solo piece directed by Mei Ann Teo, Sayet asks us what it means to belong in an increasingly globalized world.
- Buy the script.
- Resource Guide.
- Join us for WHAT DO YOU KNOW?: Reflections from Indigenous Artists on Monday, November 14 at 7 PM.
- WHERE WE BELONG Playbill
- Please visit the playlist below to find all 11 songs and Native artists of the music you hear before the performance begins:
Health & Safety
In keeping with guidance from the city, state, and federal officials, proof of vaccination against COVID-19 is no longer required for access to The Public's facilities, theaters, and the restaurant.
The use of a face mask is strongly encouraged at all performances. Still, a mask is now only required at all Tuesday evening and Saturday, Sunday matinee performances, and Joseph Papp Free Performances. For complete health and safety protocols, visit Health & Safety, Next Steps.
Content and Production Effect Warning
TUE 11/01 8:00 PM Mask Required
WED 11/02 8:00 PM Partner Dinner for Anspacher level and above. Please check your available benefits. RSVP to Partners Desk.
THU 11/03 8:00 PM
FRI 11/04 8:00 PM
SAT 11/05 2:00 PM Mask Required
SAT 11/05 8:00 PM
SUN 11/06 2:00 PM Indigenous Community Performance. The Public invites anyone who identifies as Indigenous to this performance. Use code WWBELONG to unlock this performance.
TUE 11/08 8:00 PM Mask Required
WED 11/09 8:00 PM Opening Night
THU 11/10 8:00 PM
FRI 11/11 8:00 PM
SAT 11/12 2:00 PM Mask Required
SAT 11/12 8:00 PM
SUN 11/13 2:00 PM Audio Described; Mask Required
TUE 11/15 8:00 PM Mask Required
WED 11/16 8:00 PM Student Community Night. The Public invites students and those in the academic community to this performance. Use code WWBCOMMUNITY to unlock this performance.
THU 11/17 8:00 PM
FRI 11/18 8:00 PM American Express Card Member performance, followed by a special post-show event. Access tickets by using your American Express Card.
SAT 11/19 2:00 PM Open Caption; Mask Required
SAT 11/19 8:00 PM
SUN 11/20 2:00 PM Mask Required
TUE 11/22 8:00 PM Mask Required
FRI 11/25 8:00 PM
SAT 11/26 2:00 PM Mask Required
SAT 11/26 8:00 PM
SUN 11/27 2:00 PM Mask Required
Tickets start at $60, plus fees*
Public Supporter and Partner tickets start at $45
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To celebrate and honor members of the Indigenous and Native community, complimentary tickets for the entire run of the production are available to those who identity as part of the community. Use code WWBINVITE in the promo code box above the calendar to access these free tickets.
On Sunday, November 6, at 2PM, we'll have an Indigenous Community Performance for members of the Indigenous and Native communities with a talkback afterward. Use code WWBELONG to unlock and access free tickets for that performance.
On Wednesday, November 16, at 8PM, we'll have a Student Community Night for students of all ages and those working in academia. Use code WWBCOMMUNITY to unlock and access $20 tickets for that performance.
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- Audio Description performance November 13, 2022, 2:00PM
- Open Caption performance November 19, 2022, 2:00PM
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Composer and Sound Design
Production Stage Manager