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Houston Premiere

A Play to Benefit United Against Human Trafficking

the johns

By: Mary Bonnett

Directed by: Jennifer Decker

January 19-February 4 2017 @ Studio 101

Sex trafficking seems like someone else’s problem, until an upper middle-class family in a prominent Houston area suburb finds itself ensnared. This unflinching drama explores our values raising boys to men, instant sexual gratification and its impact on women, the family and those purchased. Select nights will be hosted by anti-trafficking advocacy groups. See below for more information.
Thursday Jan. 19: Unicef
Friday Jan. 20: United Against Human Trafficking
Sunday, Jan. 22: Educators’ Matinee with Marci Pampe, Cy-Fair ISD
Thursday, Jan 26: Zonta Club of Houston
Friday & Saturday, 1/26-27: The Landing
Sunday, 1/29: National Council of Jewish Women, Greater Houston Section
Originally produced in 2014 for Her Story Theater, Bonnett’s play was based on hundreds of interviews with people involved in sex trafficking in the Chicagoland area. For the Mildred’s Umbrella production, the playwright has updated the script to set the action in The Woodlands, Texas. The Johns is produced in collaboration with The National Council of Jewish Women, Greater Houston Section and United Against Human Trafficking.
This play contains graphic subject matter and is suitable for mature audiences only.

Cast: Sean Patrick Judge, Sarah Gaston, Bobby Haworth, Shelby Blocker, Haley Hussey, Benjamin McLaughlin, Miranda Morris

Designers: Grey Starbird 9lights), John Peeples (sound), Jodie Daniels (costumes), Jac Jones (set)

Stage Manager: Rod Todd



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