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Anatomy of a Suicide: Play, Panel Discussion


Thursday, September 21, 2023 – Opening Night

  1. Panel Discussion 6:30 to ~7 pm (house opens at 6:30 pm)
  2. Show Begins at 7:30 pm
  3. Reception in the lobby following the show with Tabling (~9 pm)
This event is sponsored by the WVU Department of Theatre and Dance and the WVU Council for Gender Equity as part of WVU Diversity Week.

by Alice Birch

Gladys G. Davis Theatre 

Directed by  Radhica Ganapathy


The play explores stories of three generations of women. Their lives play out simultaneously – staging periods from the 1970s, 2000s, and 2030s. It explores their complex inner states via their emotional, intellectual, and physical devastation.


Inclusivity Statement:  Anatomy of a Suicide  by Alice Birch depicts three generations of women in a family, staging periods from the 1970s, 1990s, and 2030s. As their lives play out simultaneously onstage, the play looks closely at generational trauma and suicide. This storytelling is an exploration of their complex emotional, intellectual, and physical devastation.  Anatomy of a Suicide  allows diverse and inclusive casting.

All are welcome to attend. Tickets for the play can be purchased at:
The panel discussion is free and all are welcome to attend.

Anatomy of a Suicide