I Want to Destroy You at Shoe Box Theater

Shoe Box Theater Hosford-Abernethy

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What You'll Get


In 1971, conceptual artist Chris Burden was shot in the arm with a rifle. The crazy part? He asked his assistant to fire the gun at him for a performance piece. The play I Want to Destroy You is inspired by Burden's radical and provocative career. Harold became a famous artist after he had a friend shoot him in the arm in a gallery. Now, though, he has a house, a child and a tenure-track teaching job. Who is he to tell a student not to bring a gun to class? Troubling and at turns funny, this play at Portland's Shoe Box Theater asks probing questions about ethics, education, class, violence, middle age and roofing.

Event Description:

This show is recommended for age 16 and older.

Running time for this show is two hours and 15 minutes with a 15-minute intermission.

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