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Escalation D: A Love Story

ensemble theatre · midnight central theatre co. · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States of America

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Devised from true life experiences of the company members, Escalation D explores the spectrum of consent, from the seemingly innocuous platinums to the life altering deep dark grays.

You will laugh, you will cry, you might need a drink - but our hope is to inspire respectful discourse.

Rated R for adult themes, language, and violence.

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what peeps are saying:

“Holy shit that was intense.”

“I did actually laugh, cry, and need a drink. Bring a flask.”

“This is not a romantic comedy. It is an important conversation starter.”

“I was most impressed by the ability to explore a complex issue in such a simple, truthful manner – no judgment or preaching.”

“We were discussing consent for hours after.”

“I… need to take a shower and apologize to the women in my life.”

“So many women have been Kat, and so many women aspire to be Lisa. I wish I had a Lisa in my life sooner. I wish I had the courage to be a Lisa…”

“The fact that Trent is so relatable is what scares me the most… which is why this story is so important.”

“No guy wants to be Trent, but most of us will see parts of ourselves in him. I want to hate him, but I can’t.”

“This show made me less stupid. Thank you.”

production team

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