We at the Empathy Gym stand in solidarity and love with the black community. We dedicate ourselves to give a voice to the racial injustice in this country.
Arts and culture are among the powerful ways that existing racial and ethnic representations, messages and stories are created and shared. While the doors to our theatre need to remain closed, we commit to using our voice and our network to shed light and inspire change on the racial injustice in this country.
We dedicate ourselves to be anti-racist. To stand up for our dear friends who live in fear of being harmed purely because of the color of their skin. We raise our voice to unequivocally say that black lives matter.
“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate, only love can do that.” – Martin Luther King
We encourage you to explore these resources, many of which have already been shared by our peers in the arts:
San Francisco Playhouse is a nonprofit theatre in downtown San Francisco. Established in 2003, the Playhouse stages nine plays and musicals every year, including world and regional premieres, Broadway and Off-Broadway hits, and thought-provoking works from playwrights around the world. San Francisco theatre productions take place Tuesday through Sunday at the Playhouse’s Mainstage in the Union Square theatre district, in addition to other performances at Sandbox venues throughout the city. Click here for a full schedule of events.