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Written and performed by Suzy Jane Hunt

Directed by Ilana Becker

A workshop performance


Monday, January 27, 2020  |  7:00pm

Ripley-Grier Studios

520 Eighth Avenue, Studio 16K

FREE  (RSVP Required)


What shapes female sexuality in America? Is it our mothers, aunts, and grandmothers? Religion? Porn? Oprah?! WHAT IS IT?!!! IF YOU ASK HER is an interview theatre piece that posed just that question to women of differing ages, backgrounds, and beliefs. Watch creator and performer Suzy Jane Hunt portray these women’s interviews verbatim as they help her begin to find her own answers to the questions: what shapes our sexuality? And can cycles of shame be broken?

SUZY JANE HUNT (Playwright/Performer) is a performer, educator, and theatre maker. Some favorite acting credits include TV/Film: Pastor Tim’s wife Alice on The Americans, Agent Schyffman on Person of Interest, Blindspot, The Good Wife, The Blacklist, Elementary, Believe, Collateral Beauty. Broadway: Dear Evan Hansen, Dead Accounts. Theatre: Viola in Twelfth Night, Stratford Shakespeare Festival; Don Juan, Westport Country Playhouse; The Real Thing, The Wilma; rogerandtom, HERE Arts Center. Suzy is an adjunct professor at NYU’s Educational Theatre program, where she received her Master’s degree in 2019. She is also a contributor to NYU’s Verbatim Performance Lab, where she recently performed the testimony of Justice Brett Kavanaugh as an investigation into gender perception. Watch her play Kavanaugh and more at 

ILANA BECKER (Director) is a NY-based, FL-born producer and director specializing in new play and musical development, investigative and verbatim material, community-driven projects, and arts education. She is a member of the WP Theater Producers Lab, the Civilians’ R&D Group, Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab, DirectorsLabChicago, Fresh Ground Pepper’s PlayGroup, a Playwrights Horizons Robert Moss Directing Fellow, and an Emerging Leader of NY Arts Fellow. Ilana is the current Civilians' R&D Group Program Director, has served on the staffs of All For One Theater, Lincoln Center Education, and Bret Adams Ltd, and spent a year as associate artistic director and interim artistic director of Company of Fools/Sun Valley Center for the Arts. She is the creator of Argument Sessions, a series of immersive theatrical events weaving SCOTUS transcripts with collaboratively developed original material. Upcoming: CollaborationTown's Riddle of the Trilobites at New Victory Theater, WP Theater's Pipeline Festival.





Photo by Chris Ford at Glamsmash Productions

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