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RATED BLACK: An American Requiem

January 30 - February 1

$20

A solo show that weaves together original poetry, music, and songs, sung by a small choir, to bury a young Black man and heal a country.

Written & Performed by Kareem M. Lucas

Directed by Gabriel Vega Weissman

Original Music & Arrangements by Avi A. Amon

Lighting Design by Derek Van Heel

Stage Management by Acacia Drake

A young Black man from Brooklyn hosts his own Homegoing (funeral) service as a way for himself to prepare to die and to honor the memory of the unarmed Black Women and Men who have and are still being murdered by the police at a heartbreaking pace. This piece removes the mask of the perceived “superpredator”, by weaving together original poetry, music, and songs to theatricalize and articulate the vulnerability of a young Black man at risk of becoming the next trending hashtag as the country consumes his digital lynching.

 

Details

Date:
February 1
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cost:
$20
Event Category:
Ticket Link:
https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/1021400

Venue

Brick Theater
579 Metropolitan Ave
Brooklyn,11211United States
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Phone:
718-907-6189
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