WHAT THE HELL IS HAPPENING IN AMERICA?
In an America growing increasingly divided along political and ideological lines, The Gun Show steps into the center of a deadly and divisive issue. Playwright E.M. Lewis sits with the audience while Performer Vin Shambry shares her stories – just five gun stories in a country full of gun stories. Her words. His voice. Our story.
She grew up in rural Oregon, where everyone has guns. She learned to shoot on a date. She worked at Jackson’s Bookstore during an armed robbery, and once encountered a threatening cop in New York. And then there’s the fifth story: the one that doesn’t let go, the story that triggered this show.
The Gun Show takes aim at America’s most dangerous past-time with brutal honesty and poignant humor. Leaning neither right nor left, it jumps into the middle of the gun control debate and asks:
Can we have this conversation?
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