EMERGENCY written and performed by Daniel Beaty
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
"The most important new American drama since Angels in America - NYTHEATRE.COM
A slave ship emerges in front of the Statue of Liberty sending New York City into a whirlwind of emotion in Daniel Beaty’s explosive, solo tour-de-force featuring slam poetry, multi-character transformation, and song. One of the most acclaimed, new playwrights and performers of our time, Beaty portrays a cast of 40 characters who all respond to the unexpected phenomenon. Through the characters’ individual responses to this surreal happening and their varied testimonies on identity and personal freedom, EMERGENCY weaves a stirring commentary on what it is to be human and the longing to be free. Adult content and language.
For tickets and further information, visit http://www.jmu.edu/forbescenter/events/2014/09/12-daniel-beaty-emergency.shtml.