If You Don’t Weaken.

Freshwater Theatre returns to the Nimbus stage this March/April with the world premiere of If You OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERADon’t Weaken by local playwright Jenna Zark, directed by Ariel Leaf!

Combining a pole dancer, crumbling synagogue, feisty friends, 1930s porn videos, a local Jewish day school, religious awakening…and a ghost, If You Don’t Weaken centers on a young woman’s quest to observe a year-long ritual of mourning for her grandfather.

March 28 and April 2, 4, 6, 9, 10 and 11 at 7:30pm
March 29 and April 12 at 3:00pm

Pay What You Can April 6!
ASL performance April 10
Audio Described performance April 12

Nimbus Theatre
1517 Central Avenue NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413

The Cast:
Amy – Rebecca Gebhart
Caron – Tara Lucchino
George – Derek “Duck” Washington
Lena – Muriel Bonertz
Archie – Dann Peterson
Sidney – Charles Numrich

Tech team:
Assistant Director – Linda Sue Anderson
Stage Manager – Alyssa Thompson
Lights – Julia Carlis
Set – Micah Maatman
Props – Corinna Knepper Troth
Sound – Forest Godfrey

If You Don’t Weaken will run in rep with Recollection Collection, another of our award-winning anthology productions, this time about the vagaries of human memory.

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.