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Hold These Truths
March 18 April 19
A solo play inspired by the true story of Gordon Hirabayashi
"Gripping" — The New York Times
"Galvanizing" — The Washington Post
"Surprisingly humorous" — The Seattle Times

Gordon Hirabayashi, University of Washington student and practicing Quaker, struggles to reconcile his fervent belief in the U.S. Constitution with the government's orders to incarcerate all people of Japanese ancestry on the West Coast. His work ultimately leads to the 1943 Supreme Court case, Hirabayashi v. United States.

Recommended for ages 10+ due to mature themes 

March 18-April 19, 2020 By Jeanne Sakata Directed by Desdemona Chiang Steinbright Stage
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Enhance Your Experience
Scoop on Wednesdays

Lively pre-performance discussions (and snacks!) provide a behind-the-scenes look into the play with Resident Dramaturg Gina Pisasale and a member of the cast. Add Scoop to your shopping cart for only $5 when purchasing theatre tickets.

April 1 & 15


Facilitated post-performance conversations with the cast after Thursday evening performances, excluding previews.

April 2, 9 & 16

The Farmhouse Bistro

Dinner & A Show

Packages are available for prix-fixe dinners prior to select Wednesday-Sunday performances, beginning at $82 for non-peak performances, a savings of up to 15% off the single ticket price.

Brunch Packages

Includes brunch at The Bistro paired with tickets to weekend matinees. Call the Box Office at 610.644.3500 to order.

50% Off Access Night

To further expand access to our work, we offer select half-priced performances throughout the season. Your discount is automatically applied when purchasing tickets.

April 14 at 7:30pm

Open Caption

An LED screen near the stage displays dialogue in real-time, simultaneous with live speech and action. No other aspect of the performance is altered.

April 14 at 7:30pm
April 15 at 7:30pm

April 16 at 7:30pm
April 18 at 2pm & 8pm
April 19 at 2pm​

More Accessibility

Our theatre is wheelchair accessible, and service dogs are welcome at all performances. Large-print programs, assistive listening devices, and sensory supports (fidgets, noise-canceling headphones) are always available to borrow from the Box Office. For more information, visit the Accessibility page or call our Patron Experience team: 610.644.3500