"Bridge & Tunnel" by Sarah Jones at 45 Bleecker from 6 Feb 2004
Fri 9 Jan 2004 "Bridge & Tunnel" by Sarah Jones at 45 Bleecker from 6 Feb 2004 Bridge & Tunnel one woman show written & performed by Sarah Jones, opening 19 Feb 2004, following previews from 6 Feb, and booking to 14 Mar 2004 at 45 Bleecker, New York, NY 10012 (Off Broadway) It is directed by Tony Taccone, with design & lighting by Alexander V. Nichols In Bridge & Tunnel , Jones's fresh ingredients are added to the modern urban American melting pot. Building on the success of her previous show Surface Transit, ten characters travel the roads of assimilation to tell the story of American change in an ever-changing America. Mohammed, a charismatic Pakistani accountant; Mrs. Ling, the Chinese mother adjusting to her daughterï¿½s alternative lifestyle and Nereida, a young Latina with a quick wit and an even faster tongue, are but a few of Jonesï¿½s gallery of characters. This mix of voices emanates from the reaches of New York's boroughs with origins far beyond the city's limits. "Whether we are women or men; older or younger; straight-laced or queer-eyed; whether we pray Saturday, Sunday, everyday or only at football games; whether we're born here or not; barely scraping by or more comfortable than most, we are all much more connected than any of us realize. By neighborhood, by circumstance, by chance and most importantly by our basic human dignity, we are all cosmically, and of course, often comically linked," says Jones.
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