Is God Is / What to Send Up When It Goes Down (Paperback)
"Furious and incandescent... Harris writes so blisteringly that the actors could just let the language's flames carry them along." --Helen Shaw, Time Out New York on Is God Is
An explosive epic that examines the cyclical nature of violence, Is God Is follows twin sisters who undertake a dangerous journey to exact revenge upon their father at the behest of their dying mother.
"Aleshea Harris turns theater into a monument, ephemeral but real, to ongoing pain. You can't tear down a statue that never shows up outside." --Vinson Cunningham, New Yorker on What to Send Up...
What to Send Up When It Goes Down is a play-pageant-ritual response to anti-Blackness in America. It is a challenge to us all: to heal through expression, expulsion, and movement.