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Welcome to Sis’s


  • Joe's Movement Emporium 3309 Bunker Hill Road Mount Rainier, MD, 20712 United States (map)

It's Friday night in North Brentwood and anybody who's anybody knows the spot to be is Sis's Tavern. Sis, Margaret, Willie, and Sterling are all on hand to prep for a busy night, but when James doesn't show on time, tensions begin to rise. Set in the 1940s, Welcome to Sis's shines a light on one community's ability to survive and thrive amidst the turbulent backdrop of racist housing codes and local dividing lines which played out across the country's neighborhoods and still affects us today.

Tickets

  • General Admission $20

  • Students & Seniors $17

About Ally Theatre Company

Ally Theatre Company produces theatre designed to engage audiences through acknowledging and confronting systemic oppression in America. 

We aim to join the vital conversations -- sparked by generations of thinkers, writers, performers, and activists who paved the way before us -- conversations that continue each and every day -- by: 

-Placing underrepresented populations at the front and center of our narratives and our organization; 
-Forming alliances with individuals and organizations who share a similar mission;  
-Producing new theatrical works making their world, national, or local premieres; and
-Tackling existing theatrical works that forward the conversation. 

In doing so, we hope to play a small part in creating the space and opportunity needed to form new traditions and conversations, while steadily inching toward the eradication of systemic violence, prejudice, and racism in our society.

Earlier Event: February 22
Soul in Motion: Transformation