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Legislative Theatre Festival

Presented in association with Theatre of the Oppressed NYC.


Sat, May 13 • 1PM




BRIC House
647 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217
United States
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Theatre of the Oppressed NYC presents the 5th annual Legislative Theatre Festival, May 13, 2017, at BRIC House. Make creative policy change with a performance by the Crown Heights Community Mediation Center Troupe addressing gun violence and the school-to-prison pipeline. 

At 1PM, join us for an Advocacy Fair with community partners and activists. At 2PM, watch original plays based on actors’ lived experiences, act onstage to brainstorm alternatives via community action and public policy, vote with representatives from NYC Council Members including Carlos Menchaca, Laurie Cumbo, and Robert E. Cornegy to carry these ideas forward, and at 4PM, get activated with post-show breakouts and brainstorms! NYC Council Members who will beThis event is wheelchair accessible.


Venue Information:

BRIC House is Brooklyn’s cultural living room: a 40,000 square foot multi-disciplinary arts and media complex in the former Strand Theatre, where emerging and established artists can create work that deepens their practice and engages the diverse communities of the borough. 

Beginning Sept. 12, 2022, attendees of any BRIC House programming must show proof of full vaccination OR negative lab-administered COVID-19 test for entry, along with a photo ID. Masks are currently required while inside BRIC House. If you have questions regarding this protocol, please email For our full BRIC House COVID-19 policy, visit:

BRIC is committed to welcoming people of all abilities. The main floor of BRIC House has an accessible entrance on Rockwell Place, in addition to an accessible, all-gender bathroom. The BRIC Media Center, located on the 2nd floor, is accessible via elevator. The Gallery level is accessible via a wheelchair lift. Portable FM assistive listening devices are available for programs on the Stoop and in the Ballroom upon request. To make a specific access request, or to let us know other ways we can provide you with a welcoming experience, please contact Benno Orlinsky at or 718.683.5631.