…turns out october surprises aren’t just for politicians…!
“[A] wicked 45-minute satire on wokeness… KAREN, I SAID reaches way past the easy tropes of Karenism and even the easy explanations of it.”
— Jesse Green, The New York Times
“Eliza Bent is the love-grandchild of Lily Tomlin, Pee Wee Herman and Mr. Peanut.”
— David Cote
KAREN, I SAID
October Surprise Edition a three part 45-minute Zoom theatrical
written and performed by Eliza Bent
directed by Tara Ahmadinejad
design by Lee Friend Roberts
produced by Sarah McLellan
presented by bentertainment & New Georges in association with All For One Theater
KAREN, I SAID is a three-part, 45-minute long Zoom theatrical.
KAREN, I SAID begins as an Instagram story about a white lady’s friend named Karen.
KAREN, I SAID shows what happens when one white lady tries to out-woke another.
**All performances in Eastern Standard Time!**
Wednesday, October 28, 6:00pm EST
Thursday, October 29, 6:00pm EST
Friday October 30, 6:00pm EST
Saturday, October 31, 12:00pm EST
Monday, November 2, 6:00pm EST
Sliding-scale tix $15 to $30 — limited $5 tix available!
A portion of box office proceeds from KAREN, I SAID will be donated to Brave Space Alliance, the first Black-led, trans-led LGBTQ Center located on the South Side of Chicago.