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Life in Plastic


Benefiting: Urban Justice Center

Written and Performed by: Tessa Flannery
Directed By: Rebecca Cunningham
Producing Company: Voyage Theatre Company

Barbie has been a fixture in pop culture for over 50 years, for better or worse. This solo performance explores one woman’s relationship with the childhood icon, and ponders the effects of a Barbie-dominated girlhood. Warning: this performance contains Barbie nudity.

Venue: Downstairs Theater, Paradise Factory

Monday, May 26 at 5:30PM
Saturday,  May 31 at 9:30PM
Sunday, June 1 at 2:00PM

Life in Plastic runs 50 minutes with no intermission.


Tickets:  $18 General Admission, $10 for Film/Music Participants, FREE for Theatre Festivity Participants. Click here to reserve your seats!


Genre: Comedy, Experimental, Interactive , Multimedia, Performance Art, Play, Solo Performance, Stand-Up, Women’s Issues


Tessa Flannery

Production Credits
Dan Roeder (Dramaturg)
Rachel Czwartacky (Videographer)
Sairah Budhwani (Charity Liaison)
Logan Vollmers (Photographer)


Both Tessa Flannery (writer/performer) and Rebecca Cunningham (director) have worked with Planet Connections in the past. In the 2013 Festivity, Tessa was an acting intern, performing in Eurydice; Rebecca directed Eurydice and was the Intern/Apprentice Coordinator. In 2012, Rebecca worked in Special Events for PCTF. Both are thrilled to return to the 2014 Festivity with ‘Life in Plastic.’

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