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1A House at SXSW

Friday, Mar 8 - Sunday, Mar 10

1A House at SXSW

World Premiere Immersive Yours to Lose Theater Experience at the 1A House only at SXSW

March 8-10

1A House at Café Blue | 340 E. 2nd St., Austin, TX

Discover the freedoms Americans enjoy, thanks to the First Amendment. Be the first to experience the world premiere of Yours to Lose, an immersive theatrical performance where you’ll confront what happens when the freedoms of religion, speech, press, assembly and petition are lost.

  • Yours to Lose is produced by the Freedom Forum in collaboration with Third Rail Projects and includes cocktails, bites and a free lunch for guests. This limited engagement performance is happening exclusively at SXSW on March 8-10.
  • On Friday, March 8 at 6:30 p.m., Texas-based band WhoDo performs its brand of rockabilly and vintage rock and discusses the First Amendment’s role in their work and music.
  • On Saturday, March 9 at 7 p.m., Austin-based drag queen Brigitte Bandit talks about how she used the First Amendment to challenge limits on drag and how free expression is at the heart of her performances.

Join us and chat with our experts, share your story, grab a refreshing drink, capture your Instagram moment and get inspired about your fundamental freedoms.

For media inquiries or press passes regarding the 1A House, please contact [email protected]


Freedom Forum in collaboration with Third Rail Projects presents:

Yours to Lose

A new immersive theater work commissioned by Freedom Forum
Written and directed by Zach Morris and Tom Pearson
Co-created by Justin Lynch, Chie Morita, Zach Morris, Marissa Nielsen-Pincus and Tom Pearson
Inspired by “Freedom Lost Cafe,” originally produced by Freedom Forum with grateful recognition to the Society of Professional Journalists.


Friday, Mar 8
Sunday, Mar 10


1A House at Café Blue
340 E. 2nd St.
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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