The Lavender Files
Date(s) & Time(s): Sat, Oct 23, 8:00 PM
Duration: 60 mins w/out intermission
Advance Price: $5 - $5
Engagement funded in part by:
This project is made possible with the support of the Stanford Alumni Arts Grant and is sponsored in part by grants from the Sam Mazza Foundation .
Production DetailsThe Lavender Files
Lavender Black runs an illegal privacy and anti-surveillance store in Baytown, Independent California. When their investigation of a disappeared customer leads them to femme fatale Veronica and her missing ex, Lavender discovers how people disappear when privacy is dead and what family will do to get you back.Rosewater Vigilante
Rosewater Vigilante is an afrofuturist, writer, podcaster, and rumored witch living in Oakland. The Lavender Files is a speculative fiction film-noir radio drama about how to disappear when privacy is dead, and what family will do to get you back. In 2018, Rosewater workshopped The Lavender Files as a resident artist with SAFEhouse for the Performing Arts, staged live readings as part of the 21st annual National Queer Arts Festival, and they will debut the first season of The Lavender Files at the San Francisco International Arts Festival this October with the support of the Stanford Alumni Arts Grant.
Lisa Evans (pronouns: they/them/theirs) is a black non-binary performance artist and cultural worker based out of Oakland, CA. Their most recent projects include “Blessed Be the Black and Crazy,” an installation focused on black mental health, which was exhibited as a part of the 2018 The Black Woman Is God exhibit at Somarts and “Communion” ( 2019) at the Ashara Ekundayo Gallery as well as "Confronting The Ghost of Willie Lynch: An Exorcism in Six Parts" (2019) a site specific haunted house inspired theatre piece as a part of NQAF. They recently premiered a digital remount of their solo show “You Really Should Sit Like A Lady” as a part of TheaterFirst’s 2020-2021 Season.