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DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT

by Seth Zvi Rosenfeld


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DirectorScott Elliott
CastChloë Sevigny (Mary Shannon)
Cristian DeMeo (Tommy-Sick)
David Levi (Jimmy 'Pnut' Shannon)
Moise Morancy (Marcel 'Massive' Baptiste)
Daniel Oreskes (Bob Gilman)
Sadie Scott (Joyce Shannon)
Daniel Sovich (Jay 114)
DesignDerek McLane
LightingYael Lubetzky
Choreog'y
CostumeClint Ramos
SoundM.L. Dogg
ProducerThe New Group
SynopsisOn a hot late summer day in 1976, a mob of young men – all white except one – descended on Washington Square Park with pipes and bats, and attacked any people of color they could find. Downtown Race Riot takes us back to that day, to the cramped Village apartment of Mary Shannon, a strung-out, free-wheeling single mom, as her son Pnut and his Haitian best friend Massive wrestle with their obligation to join the riot. The boys, torn between loyalty to each other and to the neighborhood, grasp for ways to keep the violence from destroying their friendship forever. A snapshot of a time not so different than today, when a new social freedom ran smack into the forces of reaction, and when the stakes were truly life and death.
Length
Other InfoFight Direction by UnkleDave's Fight-House

Venue
The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre
at The Pershing Square Signature Center

480 West 42nd Street
New York, NY 10036

Dates
Previews from 14 Nov 2017
Opens 03 Dec 2017
Booking to 23 Dec 2017
Closes 23 Dec 2017

Times & Prices
Tue-Fri 7:30pm; Sat 8pm
Mats: Sat & Sun 2pm

Extra Shows: Sun Nov 26 7:30pm, Wed Dec 20 2pm

No Show: Thu Nov 23

Performance schedule subject to change


From $75


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