Cassidy Dawn Graves
Cassidy Dawn Graves is a freelance writer, event producer, and multidisciplinary performer based in Brooklyn. She currently curates and produces two variety shows, a seasonal showcase for women and gender non-conforming creators called Am I Write, Ladies? and a monthly benefit show called Pairs N' Pears she hosts with her music project Squidssidy. Cassidy has written for PAPER Magazine, Gothamist, Brokelyn, Bedford + Bowery, and Howlround. cassidydawngraves.com
NewCritcriticism & analysis
Is sexual assault a daring subject for satire? Cassidy Dawn Graves considers Michael Yates Crowley’s The Rape of the Sabine Women, by Grace B. Matthias and how satire may be the perfect tone to portray the empowerment of the disempowered.
Wild Women of Planet Wongo is a cliched tribute to sci-fi and B-movies about worlds without men.
Cassidy Dawn Graves on the Playwrights Horizons production of The Qualms by Bruce Norris.