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SummerStage Presents: Urban Theatre Movement's Handball By Seth Zvi Rosenfeld Directed By Brenda Banda

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

8:00 p.m.

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Urban Theatre Movement's Handball, written by Seth Zvi Rosenfeld and directed by Brenda Banda delivers an explosive take on gentrification in New York City. The play tracks a park filled with characters as unique and diverse as the city itself. Tempers flare as new transplants work to make their mark while old residents struggle to maintain their way of life. Over the course of two hot, summer days we watch a once lively, buoyant park become extremely tense as each character struggles to find their way and survive while witnessing their neighborhood falling apart. Stories become intertwined, power is shifted and change reveals itself to be inevitable. Handball tells the story of modern-day urban America and the people struggling to find their way in it.

Location

The Marcus Garvey Park Amphitheater in Marcus Garvey Park
Manhattan
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Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

City Parks Foundation

Contact Email

info@cityparksfoundation.org

Categories

Theater, Free Summer Theater

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ParkMarcus Garvey Park

The little league comfort station at Marcus Garvey Park is currently closed for reconstruction.
Anticipated Completion: Summer 2015

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