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|cruel & unusual: short plays on TORTURE|
|Date||Thursday September 07|
|Time||7:00 PM - 8:00 PM|
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Exit Theater Stage Left
156 Eddy Street, btw. Mason & Taylor, SF CA
A provocation of short plays on TORTURE at the San Francisco Fringe Festival! Audiences are invited to:
Suspend your disbelief that torture is official U.S. policy.
Share a self-medicating doctor's memory of sunsets on Gitmo.
Learn what to do with a detainee's corpse.
Watch dedicated Pentagon staffers sort photos by degree of visible damage.
Guess who's telling the truth: the guard or the inmate.
cruel & unusual abides by the Geneva Conventions for the treatment of audiences.
I reserve the right, as Commander-in-Chief and as head of the unitary executive, to do what I need to do to defend America. George W. Bush, signing statement, Detainee Treatment Act 2005
"Following their president's lead, the American people seem to be developing a tolerance, even a taste, for torture." Alfred McCoy, A Question of Torture (2006)
For links to anti-torture activists & our blog please visit