Soroptimist International of Crescent City will bring a theatrical take Thursday on human sex trafficking that draws parallels with Lewis Carroll’s “Alice in Wonderland.”
“Jane Doe in Wonderland,” was created in 2016 by the Humboldt County-based anti-sex trafficking nonprofit Game Over and playwrights Grace Booth, Kate Tobie and Erin Johnston. The play is based on testimonials from multiple sex trafficking survivors as well as Game Over founder Elle Snow, who is also a survivor, according to a press release from the nonprofit.
“Jane Doe in Wonderland” focuses on the trafficker who targets a rural high school girl by pretending to be her boyfriend before bringing her to an unfamiliar city and trafficking her, according to the news release. The play addresses the common red flags and addresses the question of why don’t victims run?
“Jane Doe in Wonderland” received local and national attention for its tour of schools and theater in Humboldt County last year. This year, the project will come to Crescent City and areas of Southern Oregon.
The Crescent City performance of “Jane Doe in Wonderland” will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Crescent Elk Middle School, 994 G St. in Crescent City. General admission is $15, students 14 and over and educators are free. Tickets are available at Del Norte Office Supply, from Soroptimist members or at the door.