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Faye Driscoll

Thank You for Coming: Play, Walker Commission

Part of Out There 2017

“Faye Driscoll is a postmillennium, postmodern wild woman. A wild woman with a scrupulous sense of form that she tweaks into eye-opening weirdness. Ferocious, hilarious, and disturbing.” —Village Voice

Following the wildly popular Attendance in February 2016, Bessie Award–winning choreographer/director Faye Driscoll returns with the second part of her Thank You for Coming trilogy. Playful, irreverent, and rigorous, Play focuses on the consumption and fabrication of personal stories that help make our lives coherent. The choreography examines the lingering gaps and glitches (both physically and vocally) between what we say and what we do.

Note: Performance contains adult content and nudity.

Get More Out There

Don’t miss your chance to talk with the artists and each other. The lounge in the Cityview Room is open one hour before and after all shows.

  • Thursday
    Meet the artists at a postshow reception in the lounge.

  • Friday
    Stay after the show for a Q&A with the artists.

  • Saturday
    Join the artists for Saturday morning Inside Out There Workshop. Advance reservations recommended.

In the evening, join a postshow SpeakEasy conversation, led by local artists and tour guides.

Save with an Out There Series Package

Ticket package includes all four Out There shows: $79.50 ($74.20 Walker members). Purchase a series package online, visit the Walker box office, or call 612.375.7600.


Commissioned by the Walker Art Center with support provided by the William and Nadine McGuire Commissioning Fund, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Additional support provided by the New England Foundation for the Arts’ National Dance Project, with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, with additional support from the National Endowment for the Arts.