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SummerStage Theater: Diablo Love

Saturday, August 17, 2013

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.

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“Diablo Love” is a fantastical love story featuring live music that re-imagines songs made famous by American Blues singer, guitarist and harmonica player, Howlin' Wolf along with original compositions by Tomás Doncker. This production provides audiences with a masterful live soundtrack of Blues/Soul music and sets the stage for a dynamic performance.  

What would you do for love? In the dark alleys of Hell's Kitchen, Smoke, a lost soul, finds himself face to face with Mephi, the demon devil he made a deal with two years prior. She's there to collect his soul.  In order to spare his own horrific demise, Smoke must find a willing person to swap spots with him, and as a result comes upon Emma, a fledgling Harlem Gospel singer from a troubled background with big dreams of fame. As Emma works through the trials and tribulations of erecting a career with her group, Smoke appears with big promises and a plan for fame and fortune. The two embark on a joint quest to achieve both of their missions, and what once began as a task for Smoke to find his replacement quickly takes a complicated turn as he must decide between unconditional love and Diablo love.

**Note: This production contains strong language**

Location

18 Mount Morris Park West in Marcus Garvey Park Accessible
at West 122nd Street
Manhattan
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Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

City Parks Foundation

Contact Email

info@summerstage.org

Categories

Concerts, Theater, Free Summer Concerts, Free Summer Theater

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Recreation CentersPelham Fritz Recreation Center

In remembrance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 25, all Recreation Centers are operating on a reduced schedule of 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Therefore, some program times may change. Please contact your center directly regarding any schedule changes.
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ParkMarcus Garvey Park

The little league comfort station at Marcus Garvey Park is currently closed for reconstruction.
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