“I’m bigger than I look, you piece of shit.
Bigger than the walls, the lights, your ego.
I will eat you alive.”

-Women Laughing Alone With Salad by Sheila Callaghan  

I Will Eat You Alive
Written and directed by Katie Hileman
Vicky Graham - Fat Woman 1

Betse Lyons - Fat Woman 2
Meghan Taylor - Fat Woman 3
Andrés Poch - Scenic & Projections Designer
Adam Mendelson - Lighting Designer
Mo Oslejsek - Sound Designer
Meghan Taylor - Costumes Designer
Katie Hileman - Properties Designer
Jessica Rassp - Consumble Properties Designer
Kiirstn Pagan - Stage/Production Manager 
David Brasington - Assistant Stage Manager
Niya John & Renata Taylor-Smith - Lighting Assistants/Board Operators

Chris Ashworth - The Voxel/Figure 53 Founder
Liz DeRoche - Production Manager
Alec Sparks - Technical Director
David Brasington
Katie Hileman
Sean McComas
Kiirstn Pagan
Brady Whealton

Submersive Productions, The Acme Corporation, Baltimore Rock Opera Society, Studio5 Baltimore, UMBC Department of Theatre, Eric Abele, Eve Muson, Susan McCully, Gregg Schraven, Nicky Schraven, Alex Schraven, Towson University's Master of Fine Arts in Theatre Program and 2020 Cohort, Juanita Rockwell, Becca Glantz, Brady Whealton, Jay David, Kayla Stansberry, Dylan Baierlein, Two Strikes Theatre Collective, Christen Cromwell, Aladrian Wetzel, Chris Lewis, Desiree Rowe, Genevieve de Mahy, Everyman Theatre, Volker Stewart, The Brewer's Art, Michelle Smith, Katie Kopajtic, Tori Schuchmann

Every stretch mark on the entire goddamn planet.

I Will Eat You Alive is made possible by The Voxel Artist Residency Program as well as grants from the Maryland State Arts Council and the Creative Baltimore Fund.
Production photos above by Kiirstn Pagan
Free I Will Eat You Alive Events!
Plus Size Clothing Swap
Saturday, February 3, 11:00am – 4:00pm
We’re so excited to partner with The Skylight Boutique, a gender-affirming, pay-what-you-can, bi-monthly pop-up thrift store, to host a fat clothing swap, prioritizing sizes XL and larger.
Round Table Conversation
Sunday, February 4, 4:30 – 5:30pm (Following the 3:00pm performance that day)
A conversation with the I Will Eat You Alive cast (Vicky Graham, Betse Lyons, and Meghan Taylor) and playwright Katie Hileman moderated by Kayla Stansberry LCPC, IEC (@FatPositiveTherapist).
Two Strikes Theatre Collective Storytelling Hour: “a bridge between starshine and clay” stories on body image
Saturday, February 10, 2:00 – 4:00pm
Our friends Aladrian Wetzel and Christen Cromwell of Two Strikes Theatre Collective are curating a coffee house style storytelling hour featuring Black and Brown storytellers reading and performing poems, essays, and more about body image. Storytellers to be announced in February 2024. The title, “a bridge between starshine and clay,” is a line from Lucille Clifton’s poem “won’t you celebrate with me”.
All free events take place in the lobby of The Voxel.
Fat Resources & Media
Compiled by the I Will Eat You Alive director and cast, these are just a few of the resources available for fat folks… What are your favorites?
Maintenance Phase with Michael Hobbes and Aubrey Gordon 
I Weigh with Jameela Jamil
TV Shows
Shrill (Hulu)
Survivalist of the Thickest (Netflix)


Therapists/Coaches/Fat Rights
Kayla Stansberry - @fatpositivetherapist
Nicola Salmon - @fatpositivefertility
National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance - @naafaofficial 
Fat Rose/Fat Lib Ink - @fatlibink
Gloria Lucas - @nalgonapositivitypride
Ilya Parker - @decolonizing_fitness
Anna Sweeney - @dietitiananna
Jessamyn Stanley - @mynameisjessamyn
Nicole Byer - @nicolebyer
Aubrey Gordon - @yrfatfriend
Roxane Gay - @roxanegay74
Yesika Salgado - @yesikastarr
Fat Art History - @fatarthistory
Ashleigh Nicole Tribble - @ashleighchubbybunnyxoxo
Your Big Fat Friend - @yourbigfatfriend
La’Shaunae - @luhshawnay
That Chick Maya - @thatchickmaya
Angelina Moles - @fiercefatfemme
Shoog - @shooglet
Jordan Underwood - @jordallenhall
Historical Fat People - @historicalfatpeople

Fat Positive Groups/Spaces
Body Liberation Baltimore - @bodyliberationbaltimore
Fat Babe Maryland - @fatbabemaryland
Plush DMV - @plushdmv
Reject the Fatus Quo - @rejectthefatusquo
Fat Femmes NYC - @fatfemmes_nyc
Fat Babe Philly - @fatbabephilly
Underbelly Yoga - @theunderbellyyoga
Fat Women of Color - @fatwomenofcolor
The Fat Con - @thefatcon
Body Positive Acupuncture - @bodypositiveacupuncture

Broadway Body Positivity Project
Fat Girls Hiking
LISTEN Playwright/director Katie Hileman talks about how she's reclaiming the word "fat" with WYPR's On The Record.
LISTEN Playwright/director Katie Hileman tells a story about "coming out" as fat on The Stoop Storytelling Series Podcast.
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