Jeremiah Liend Awarded Region 2 Arts Grant to Bring Groundbreaking Comedy to Life.

Bemidji, Minnesota - February 27, 2024 - Local playwright Jeremiah Liend has been awarded a prestigious Region 2 Arts Grant to produce his latest comedic work, "Irresponsible Men Irresponsible Women." Inspired by the state-mandated theatrical performance "Responsible Men Responsible Women" at Bemidji State University, Liend's comedy promises to push boundaries and ignite laughter while exploring the complexities of modern life.

"Irresponsible Men Irresponsible Women" takes a hilarious yet introspective look at the quirks and follies of human behavior. Building upon the foundation laid by its predecessor, this production ventures into uncharted comedic territory, promising an evening of uproarious entertainment for mature audiences.

In a groundbreaking move towards inclusivity, the production team is committed to ensuring accessibility for all. "Irresponsible Men Irresponsible Women" will feature a projected open-captioned script crawl for deaf individuals, as well as integrated audio descriptive services for blind audience members. This dedication to accessibility reflects the production's ethos of embracing diversity and reaching out to a broader audience.

"This comedy is not just about laughter; it's about creating an inclusive space where everyone feels welcome," says Jeremiah Liend, playwright and driving force behind the production. "We want to ensure that every individual, regardless of their abilities, can fully engage with and enjoy the performance."

"Irresponsible Men Irresponsible Women" is not for the faint of heart. With its bold humor, stage violence, and depictions of drug use, this adult comedy is designed to provoke thought and challenge societal norms. Liend's unapologetic approach to storytelling promises a theatrical experience unlike any other.

The production is currently in search of a suitable venue in Bemidji, with plans for a global premiere this Summer. As excitement mounts for this groundbreaking comedy, audiences can anticipate an unforgettable evening filled with laughter, insight, and a healthy dose of irreverence.

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