Building the Wall,
by Robert Schenkkan
The Rose has achieved its first national recognition! As reported on February 5 in The New York Times, The Adobe Rose is one of the first five theatres nationwide working with Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning playwright Robert Schenkkan to produce his newest searing drama, Building the Wall. Read the article here.
It’s the very near future, and the Trump administration has carried out his campaign promise to round up and detain millions of immigrants. Now, a writer interviews the supervisor of a private prison as he awaits sentencing for carrying out the federal policy that has escalated into the unimaginable. This riveting, harrowing, and illuminating drama delivers a powerful warning and puts a human face on the inhuman, revealing how when personal accountability is denied, what seems inconceivable becomes inevitable.
Sunday • July 2 • 3 p.m.