february, 2018

23feb(feb 23)7:30 pm24(feb 24)9:30 pmWhat Fuels Development


Event Details

PANGEA WORLD THEATER presents LOS ANGELES POVERTY DEPARTMENT’S A devised theater piece exploring the mechanics of displacement in an age of immense income inequality. “What Fuels Development?” brings to life a development struggle in which Skid Row residents organize against gentrification by an alcohol fueled entertainment district. The piece will incorporate a rich layering of lived experiences and “found texts” from public hearings. What Fuels Development? is made possible by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, California Arts Council Creative California Communities, and the National Performance Network (NPN) Creation Fund Project.

Friday, February 23 & Saturday, February 24 at 7:30 p.m.
A post show discussion will follow both performances

$10-$25. Sliding scale purchase at the door. No one will be turned away for lack of funds. To reserve tickets call 612-822-0015.

Post-performance discussions will follow each show. Pre-show Community Forum with John Malpede, Artistic Director, LAPD and Neeraj Mehta, Director of Community Programs, Center for Urban and Regional Affairs on Saturday, Feb 24 from 5:30-7 p.m. at Old Arizona Theatre prior to the show. The conversation will address issues raised by the show and also explore issues of gentrification and displacement relevant to our own neighborhoods in Minneapolis.


23 (Friday) 7:30 pm - 24 (Saturday) 9:30 pm


Old Arizona Studio

2821 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55408


Pangea World Theaterjulia@pangeaworldtheater.org