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Playwright presents great theatre and sequester solution to communities everywhere
Award-winning playwright Ash Sanborn has created the innovative play, TFOJB, as well as a way for community members to get through the pain of sequester and other economic woes that have been thrust upon us!
A midwestern playwright has the answer to the sequester.
Playwright Ash Sanborn has created an innovative, already much-buzzed play, TFOJB, which integrates slam poetry with a story of building community from an unlikely group of people.
TFOJB is not only innovative theatre but also a way for communities to get through the pain of sequester and other economic woes thrust upon the populous -- together. The launch of TFJOB in Summer, 2013 will incorporate the launch of the Iowa Lakes version of Time Banks USA.
Through time dollars and barter, the macro-economic system of concentrated wealth at the top need not impact those outside that small group. Everyone has talent, expertise, ability or product to share. We can shed the suicide economy and create local, generative economies until all the storms of the top tier shake themselves out. No one need feel excluded, unwanted, or ashamed of being wiped out of cash.
From now until June, Ash is crowd sourcing the launch of TFOJB on the creative funding site RocketHub. http://www.rockethub.com/
Supporters can expect this innovation to sweep the country as any community can light up its nights with the stories of The Feast of Jovi Bono and the launch of a new community initiative like Time Banks USA, or an innovation of its choosing.
The buzz is growing about this theatrical endeavor.
Ash Sanborn, pen name of writer and influencer Amy Hillgren Peterson, began designing this event in 2010 after she was chosen as a featured writer in the Seven Fund's Morality of Profit essay competition. Her proposal for that competition was a Year of Jubilee to cancel worldwide debt. That idea reached the Occupy movement, which has run with it and so far raised over $11 million to wipe out personal debt through its Rolling Jubilee program.
Ash Sanborn wrote her first play at the age of 8. She never forgot the joy and power of bringing life to stage. She spent years of her preteen and early teenage years running around the north side of Sioux City, Iowa recruiting neighbor kids to act in her plays and their parents to sit on folding chairs in the audience.
She studied playwriting with Dr. Wayne Knutson and Dr. Kenn Robbins at the University of South Dakota.
She has been part of National Playwriting Month in 2009, 2010 and 2011.
Her plays include "The Feast of Jovi Bono," "Brigid Kildare's Steelworks" and "Clarity."