This Is All Just Temporary


Lauren, a recent college grad, moves back in with her parents while she looks for a job. However the behavioral aggression of Noah, Lauren’s adult brother with autism, is severely increasing. Lauren struggles between her desire to move away and the urgent need to help her family in a time of crisis. This is All Just Temporary is an experiential performance that shapes the audience's understanding through Noah's lens. As the world seeks the key to understanding this individually unique condition, the family's burning desire to communicate with Noah is explored through shadows, echoes, and a narrative that carries the weight of love. Many performances are followed by a Converging Minds conversation with local advocates, resource providers, and caretakers. Performances are generously supported by ARCH Development.

Presented by Convergence Theatre

Show Type
Running Time
100 minutes
(0 Intermissions)
Appropriate For 16+ Price Ranges
$10 - $18

Discount Tickets Available

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Schedule Open/Close Dates: 01/19/2018 - 02/10/2018
Sunday 05:00pm--
Monday ---
Tuesday ---
Wednesday ---
Thursday 07:30pm--
Friday 07:30pm--
Saturday 07:30pm--
Important Dates

Special Performances

  • 01/22/2018 - 7:30pm Theatre Industry Night
  • 01/29/2018 - 7:30pm Caretaker Night
  • 02/05/2018 - 7:30pm Caretaker Night
  • 02/08/2018 - 8:00pm Late Curtain

Extra Performances

  • 01/20/2018 - 2:00pm
Performer Role
Fabiolla Da Silva Lauren
Taunya Ferguson Lou
Annette Wasno Sherry
David Walsh Cal
Axandre Oge Gabriel
Raven Wilkes Amy
Production Personnel
Olivia Haller
Elena Velasco
Costume Designer
Madeline Belknap
Set Designer
Convergence Collective
Sound Designer
Convergence Collective
Movement for plays
Elena Velasco
Lighting Designer
Philip da Costa
Projections/Media Designer
Philip da Costa
Stage Manager - Laura Schlachtmeyer


Anacostia Arts Center
1231 Good Hope Road, SE, Washington, DC 20020
About the Venue:
The Arts Center opened in 2013. It is 9,300 square feet, and includes a 1,000 square feet Black Box Theater; space for five galleries/boutiques; a short term exhibition gallery called Blank Space SE, Nurish café, and an 800 square feet lounge area. Learn about the building’s history.

Getting There

  • Anacostia (Green Line)
  • Take the Green Line to Anacostia Station. Walk along Howard RD and turn left onto Martin Luther King Ave SE. Walk down Martin Luther King Ave SE (about 7 blocks, 10min) and turn right onto Good Hope Road SE.


  • Street parking


  • This venue is wheelchair accessible.
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