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'Intersections: A Theatre Project About Prison and Reform'

When: Tue., Oct. 25, 7:30 p.m., Wed., Oct. 26, 7:30 p.m., Tue., Nov. 1, 7:30 p.m. and Wed., Nov. 2, 7:30 p.m. 2016

The popularity of the Netflix show “Orange Is the New Black,” based on a memoir by former inmate Piper Kerman, has sparked an increase in awareness of the prison experience. The topic hits home for many in the Green Mountain State. Intersections, a theater project directed by Tara Lee Downs, aims to give voice to incarcerated Vermonters and their loved ones. Informed by inmate letters, first-person stories from the inside, and accounts from victims’ and inmates’ family members, this compilation of monologues and scenes provides a broader portrait of those affected by the criminal justice system.

Price: $17-22.

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