July 13-15, 2018
In the Susan Stein Shiva Theater
Conceived by Annie Saunders and Becca Wolff
Direction and Dramaturgy by Becca Wolff
Additional Dramaturgy and Original Writing by Annie Saunders
Additional Devising by the company
“Who do you think decides what is a big deal and what isn’t?” Inspired by Sophocles’ Antigone and origin stories from the American frontier, Our Country is set in California’s marijuana country, our still-Wild West. Based on recorded conversations between Annie Saunders and her younger brother, and steeped in childhood memories and mythologies from Ancient Greece, this autobiographical creation recalls a time when we were young — as siblings, as a nation, and as a democratic system.