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On WGBH: ‘What To Send Up When It Goes Down’ Is A Play About Racism, But It’s Also So Much More

In “What To Send Up When It Goes Down,” theatre-goers are brought into an interactive experience that examines the psychological and emotional toll of structural racism, and invites black attendees to process their responses in a cathartic, communal space.


In The Boston Globe: An elegy for black lives lost — and a call to action

“What to Send Up When It Goes Down’’ will — or at least should — rock you to your core. This electric, uncompromising, and powerfully moving work by Aleshea Harris, directed by Whitney White, casts a light on racialized violence and its victims that is both searing and illuminating.


In The Boston Globe: We need a ritual to remember black lives like DJ Henry’s. This play gives us one

Presented by American Repertory Theater and Hibernian Hall, “What to Send Up When It Goes Down” isn’t just a play, it’s collective solace. Playing through Nov. 24, it has showtimes at both locations. It intentionally opened in Hibernian Hall, in Dudley Square, in Roxbury.


On American Repertory Theater to present ‘What to Send Up When It Goes Down’

American Repertory Theater at Harvard University, under the leadership of Terrie and Bradley Bloom Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Producer Diane Borger, will present The Movement Theatre Company’s production of “What to Send Up When It Goes Down” as part of the 2019-20 ART Breakout series.