AMERICA (A CONVERSATION)

Genre: Drama, Dance, Festival
directed by Dan Friedman and Brian Mullin

Using Langston Hughes' poem "Let America Be America Again" and Allen Ginsberg's poem "America" as springboards, a cast of ten young performers, ages 15 23, from Brooklyn, The Bronx, Manhattan and Queens, have created a unique Black History Month stage work entitled America (a conversation).

America (a conversation) is a mix of movement, text and music where the cast creates a conversation with their country, their history, their audience, and themselves asking: "Who speaks for America?" "What does America have to say?" and "Who/What is America anyway?"

About the Company: All Stars
Now in its 26th year, the All Stars Project partners with the private sector philanthropists and foundations to bring outside of school educational and cultural enrichment programs to thousands of inner city youth in New York City and Newark, New Jersey. Its youth programs, which employ a performance-based approach to development, include the All Stars Talent Show Network, the Joseph A. Forgione Development School for Youth, the Production of Youth by Youth and Youth Onstage!.

Open:   02/16/07
Close:   03/04/07

Schedule:
Performances: Fri. and Sat. at 7:30pm and Sun. at 2:00pm.
Theater:   All Stars Project
Address:   549 West 42nd Street
New York, NY
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Cost:$25.00
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Company: All Stars         Official Web Site: www.allstars.org