This Is How We Got Here

New Native Theatre presents THIS IS HOW WE GOT HERE by Keith Barker (Metis).

The play opens on April 19th and runs for three weeks until May 7th: Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30pm and Sundays at 2:00pm.

Directed by Rhiana Yazzie (Dine’)

A year following the suicide of their teen, a family still grapples with the ways their lives have been irrevocably changed by devastating loss. Simultaneously heartbreaking and heartwarming, This is How We Got Here explores the confusing and transformative process of grieving.

*This production contains sensitive subject matter about suicide & grief. Post-show conversations follow every performance.

All tickets are Pay-What-You-Can. The suggested price is $35. Only 40 seats are available per night. 

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Every performance of This is How We Got Here will include a (20 minutes) talkback or post-show activity.


Director: Rhiana Yazzie 

Set Design: Mina Kinukawa & Macalester College student collaborators

Carpenter: Brandon Sisneroz

Light Design: Ellie Simonett

Costuming & Props: Alyssa Olsen

Composer: Danielle Jagelski

Live Musician: Christopher Koppinger, cellist


Genevieve Tenoso: Liset

Jalisa McKee: Lucille

Mistatim Lorne Duquette: Paul

Thomas Draskovic: Jim