WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
It's the holiday season in the New York City of 1993. Those who live in the co-ops on Riverside Drive cozily deck their halls. But outside, on the cold streets of the city, many struggle just to stay alive. The so-called homeless build a community of support and warmth, while relying on the small acts of caring doled out by their neighbors living in the nearby apartments. The Newman-Roboff musical Still on the Corner looks at the impact the growing gap between wealth and opportunity in America has on us all. "Will it ever happen?" sings the show's ensemble. Will all of this ever change? The play offers no easy answers. Created by the team that gave us Sally and Tom (The American Way), with book and lyrics by Fred Newman, and music by Annie Roboff (Grammy-nominated and Country Music Award song writer).