Ep. 36: Black Feminist Video Game (Feat. Victoria Collado and Darrel Alejandro Holnes)

Credit: The Civilians

Every week, the culture critics at Token Theatre Friends bring their fresh perspectives to the performing arts on their podcast and video series. You can find the podcast on SpotifyiTunes, and Stitcher (look for the all-red logo). The video series is available on YouTube. The TTF theme song is by Sean Mason (with vocals by Angela Ramos). The video animation is by Brad Ogden, with logos by Jason Simon.

In this episode, Jose speaks to the creative minds behind Black Feminist Video Game. In the play, Jonas, a biracial teenager with autism, learns about feminism through a classic video game. Playwright Darrel Alejandro Holnes talks about discovering a safe space in gaming. Director Victoria Collado explains how the digital world lent itself to an immersive theatrical experience.

Black Feminist Video Game is a production by The Civilians, with a rolling digital premiere at 59E59, Center Theatre Group, and the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.


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