Marcus Garvey Park
SummerStage Presents: Urban Theatre Movement's Handball By Seth Zvi Rosenfeld Directed By Brenda Banda
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
8:00 p.m.–9:00 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.
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Pelham Fritz Recreation Center
On Monday, May 30th 2016, the center will be closed in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday. Center will resume normal operating hours on Tuesday, May 31st.
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