Essential Workers: A Portrait

Saturday, November 14, 2020 - 8:00pm
Sunday, November 15, 2020 - 8:00pm
Monday, November 16, 2020 - 8:00pm
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 8:00pm
Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - 8:00pm
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 8:00pm
Friday, November 20, 2020 - 8:00pm
Saturday, November 21, 2020 - 8:00pm
Sunday, November 22, 2020 - 8:00pm
Monday, November 23, 2020 - 8:00pm
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 8:00pm
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 8:00pm
Thursday, November 26, 2020 - 8:00pm
Friday, November 27, 2020 - 8:00pm
Saturday, November 28, 2020 - 8:00pm
Sunday, November 29, 2020 - 8:00pm
Monday, November 30, 2020 - 8:00pm
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 8:00pm
Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 8:00pm
Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 8:00pm
Friday, December 4, 2020 - 8:00pm
Saturday, December 5, 2020 - 8:00pm
Sunday, December 6, 2020 - 8:00pm
Monday, December 7, 2020 - 8:00pm
Tuesday, December 8, 2020 - 8:00pm
Wednesday, December 9, 2020 - 8:00pm
Thursday, December 10, 2020 - 8:00pm
Friday, December 11, 2020 - 8:00pm
Saturday, December 12, 2020 - 8:00pm
Sunday, December 13, 2020 - 8:00pm
Monday, December 14, 2020 - 8:00pm
Tuesday, December 15, 2020 - 8:00pm
people in masks

Essential Workers: A Portrait
Directed by Alan MacVey
Part I: Saturday, November 14 at 8:00 p.m. CST

Part II: Saturday, November 21 at 8:00 p.m. CST

Essential Workers: A Portrait brings to the screen seven individuals – a doctor, a firefighter, a truck driver, a teacher, and three more – to help us appreciate why they are, indeed, essential. Over the course of seven episodes we will talk with each of them, watch as their portraits are drawn, and see a series of short plays that illuminate something special about the person and the work they do.

Watch the Performance Online

This production will premiere on two weekends. Part I will take place Saturday, November 14 at 8:00 p.m. CST and Part II on Saturday, November 21 at 8:00 p.m. CST.

A link to view the performances will be made available on the Department of Theatre Arts website on the performance dates

Part I of Essential Workers: A Portrait (Saturday, November 14 at 8:00 p.m. CST)
Essential Workers Episode #1 – Grocery Worker
Essential Workers Episode #2 – CDC Doctor
Essential Workers Episode #3 – Teacher
Essential Workers Episode #4 – Firefighter

Part II of Essential Workers: A Portrait (Saturday, November 21 at 8:00 p.m. CST)
Essential Workers Episode #5 – Doctor/Educator
Essential Workers Episode #6 – Police Officer (contains adult language)
Essential Workers Episode #7 – Truck Driver

If you are unable to join us for opening night, all of our performances from the fall 2020 season will be available on the Theatre Arts YouTube channel through December 15, 2020.

Tickets

This event is free and will be presented online.

All performance dates are subject to change. Please visit the Arts Iowa Calendar or the Department of Theatre Arts website for the most up-to-date information.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the Department of Theatre Arts in advance at 319-335-2700.