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Gawdafful National Theater


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Gawdafful National Theater


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Welcome to the website of Asher Hartman's Gawdafful National Theater,  a loose cabal of highly trained, strongly gifted actor-artists-insects committed to making complex, poetic, crass, and finely crafted theater. Learn about upcoming performances below, and read all about past Gawdafful productions, and meet members of the Gawdafful company.

 

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”THE DOPE ELF” travels to Portland’s Yale Union in september
and San Francisco’s The Lab in spring of 2020

Elves, trolls, magicians, and infectious agents of Europe’s historical disease come to life in the form of ordinary American folk who inhabit a landscape of psychic pain set upon the structures of white supremacy and violence.

Gawdafful National Theater’s most ambitious piece to date, The Dope Elf is a six hour tragic-comic saga of the lives of American otherworldly-everyday people whose souls have been misshapened by the legacies of white supremacy.