MOXIE Theatre's ZoomFest and new Sweet Sixteen Season Announcement

The theatre company started offering performances as soon as the quarantine began. Just completed the 8th uninterrupted week of virtual theatre while launching a new season that hopefully, we will all get to enjoy in person soon
MOXIE's Artistic Directo Jennifer Eve-Thorn during ZoomFest
I just saw the Sunday performance of MOXIE Theatre's ZoomFest titled Insert Your Opinion Here. An interactive piece by Callie Prendiville starting the fabulously talented Samantha Ginn. Let me say that, with practically three months in confinement and using zoom daily for work, personal calls, workouts and so on... you would think that another video/virtual activity would be a little too much or even out of the question. Well, MOXIE has done it again. This was short, simple and it even included a chat back! I do not want to give too much away because you must experience it for yourself. What I will say, is that I appreciate very (VERY) much, the attention to detail. You see, many people who are not that tech or zoom savvy well, they interrupt or mess up the whole experience by not muting their mic and/or crunching on snacks, having their dogs bark in the middle of something and their face covers your screen, I could go on and on. -you know what I am talking about-. These ladies have that covered with a wonderful, knowledgeable, and saucy host.
ZoomFest is donation based with different options. You can even become a sponsor. This is something that I also greatly appreciated. There is not a specific amount or ticket price per say. I have seen other theatres during this time charge an entry fee of almost 100 dollars. To each their own but, in these difficult times where many are unemployed or furloughed. I do not think it is the smartest thing.

The next two weekends of the Fest will be about a murder mystery yay! For all those details click HERE

And... drumroll please! the Sweet Sixteen Season has just been announced! Vowing to Come Back Safe, Strong, & Sassier Than Ever
Turning sixteen means new responsibility and new freedom and the same goes for San Diego’s scrappy, innovative, and critically acclaimed MOXIE Theatre.

MOXIE is also lauded as the inspiration behind, and one of the leaders of, San Diego’s collective
of 36 theatre companies known as “One Theatre. One Story.” It seems that amidst all the uncertainty, MOXIE is blossoming and so perhaps it’s perfect timing for MOXIE’s Sweet Sixteen Season. 

“We thought about delaying our announcement but our subscribers started contacting us to buy their subscription. They weren’t concerned about dates. They wanted to support us by purchasing early, ” 
Jennifer Eve-Thorn, MOXIE’s Executive Artistic Director 

MOXIE has carefully planned an unforgettable return to the theatre, once we’re all able to return that is. Four hilarious, uplifting and thought-provoking opportunities to reach across the divide, to step outside ourselves, to pull those we love closer and to be humbled by the human capacity to give. MOXIE’s Season has a calendar that can shift with regulations, tickets that are more flexible than ever and, if needed, safe-distance seating plans so their patrons can feel confident. And they’re
doing all this with the same audacity, sass, and style that fans come to MOXIE for.

MOXIE will kick off their Sweet Sixteen Season in the summer or fall 2020 with Pulitzer Prize Winning Playwright Paula Vogel’s Mineola Twins. This comedy told in six scenes, four dreams and seven wigs tells the story of ALMOST identical twins Myra and Myrna who battle each other through the Eisenhower, Nixon and Reagan/Bush years over Virginity, Vietnam and Family Values.  
MOXIE Theatre announces Sweet Sixteen Season
Up next in the fall 2020 or winter of 2021 is the drama the New York Times called “Bristling & Provocative” Eleanor Burgess’ The Niceties set in an elite East Coast university. In The Niceties an ambitious young black student and her esteemed white professor meet to discuss a paper the college junior is writing about the American Revolution. They’re both liberal. They’re both women.
They’re both brilliant. But very quickly they’re in dangerous territory – and facing stunning implications that can’t be undone. Following this second production in either the winter or spring of 2021 is the critically acclaimed new play by Emmy Award winning writer Jane Anderson. New York Magazine referred to her new play about the mother of Joan of Arc “powerful and stunning.” Mother of the Maid is about a mother: a sensible, hard-working, God-fearing peasant woman whose faith is upended as she deals with the baffling journey of her odd and extraordinary daughter. This riveting play is an epic tale told through an unexpected and remarkable perspective. And rounding off 

MOXIE's Sweet Sixteen Season in the spring or summer of 2021 is the iInternational sensation
by America’s most produced living playwright, I And You by Lauren Gunderson. I And You follows Caroline who is homebound due to illness. Though Caroline hasn't been to school in months, she is as quick and sardonic as Anthony is athletic, sensitive, and popular. As these two let down their guards and share their secrets, the seemingly mundane poetry project that has brought them together unlocks a much deepermystery.

MOXIE will allow subscribers to purchase a package for 3 or 4 shows without selecting dates in advance. In order to insure maximum flexibility, subscribers will be able to roll tickets into future performances if they’re unable to attend and to reschedule at the last minute if needed. How MOXIE is that?

To purchase subscriptions online go to or call 858-598-7620.

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