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New York City Hip-Hop Theater Festival

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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

CLICK ON THE INDIVIDUAL LINKS BELOW TO BUY TICKETS FOR EACH SHOW The New York City Hip-Hop Theater Festival celebrates its 4th year in New York with 10 days of the latest and greatest in hip-hop theater at legendary venues P.S. 122 (150 First Avenue) and New York Theatre Workshop (79 East 4th Street). This year, the acclaimed festival showcases actors, playwrights, dancers and performers from New York, California, Canada and Europe in over 25 original works. Click on the links below for more detailed information, including buying tickets. Playing Schedule Tuesday, June 3: Opening Night Benefit Performance P.S. 122 (upstairs), 9:00 PM All tickets $50 Wednesday, June 4: Jack Ya Body Part 1: Storm's "Solo for Two," the Rubberband Dance Company & Jen Sabel P.S. 122 (upstairs), 9:00 PM Tickets $20 Wednesday, June 4: Playback Theater New York Theatre Workshop, 7:00 PM Tickets $15 Thursday, June 5: Jack Ya Body Part 2: "Olive," the Rubberband Dance Company & Jen Sabel P.S. 122 (upstairs), 9:00 PM Tickets $20 Friday, June 6: Beatbox: A Rapperetta P.S. 122 (upstairs), 9:00 PM Tickets $20 Saturday, June 7: Shorts: An Evening of Hip-Hop Generation Playwrights P.S. 122 (upstairs), 9:00 PM Tickets $20 WEEK ONE - THE SOLO PERFORMANCE SERIES Wednesday, June 4 and Thursday, June 5: Bamuthi's "Word Becomes Flesh" & D'bi.Young's "blood-claat" P.S. 122 (downstairs), 7:30 PM Tickets $15 Friday, June 6 and Saturday June 7: Hanifah Walidah's "Straight Black Folks Guide to Gay Black Folks" & Sabela in "Bullet Deli" P.S. 122 (downstairs), 7:30 PM Tickets $15 WEEK ONE - THE RUFF CUT: A STAGED READINGS SERIES @ NYTW Thursday, June 5: Stakes is High by Pattydukes New York Theatre Workshop, 7:00 PM Tickets $10 Friday, June 6: Angela's Mix Tape by Eisa Davis New York Theatre Workshop, 7:00 PM Tickets $10 Saturday, June 7: Melic Composed by Lisa Biggs & Tanisha Christie New York Theatre Workshop, 7:00 PM Tickets $10 WEEK ONE: DROPPIN' KNOWLEDGE - WORKSHOPS & PANELS AT NYU Friday, June 6: Panel One: Producing Theatre in the Age of Hip-Hop New York University, 4:00 - 6:00 PM FREE Saturday, June 7: Workshop One: Devising Spoken Word Theatre with actor/director/poet Steven Sapp New York University, 1:00 - 5:00 PM FREE Maximum enrollment: 25 Sunday, June 8 Workshop Two: Lyricism: The Art of Authentic Voice with performer/poet/activist Rha Goddess New York University, 1:00 - 5:00 PM FREE Maximum enrollment: 20 WEEK TWO - MAIN STAGE Monday, June 9: HHTF, The Apollo Theater & Okayplayer Present: The 1st Annual Hip-Hop Unity Concert The Apollo Theater, 8:00 PM Tickets $45 Tuesday, June 10: Shorts: An Evening of Hip-Hop Generation Playwrights P.S. 122 (upstairs), 9:00 PM Tickets $20 Thursday, Friday & Saturday, June 12 - June 14: Will Power in Flow P.S. 122 (upstairs), 9:00 PM Special Ticket Price $20 WEEK TWO - YOUNG GUNZ: DEVELOPING PLAYWRIGHTS SERIES Tuesday, June 10 and Wednesday, June 11: Raising Sugarcane P.S. 122 (downstairs), Tuesday @ 7:30 pm & Wednesday @ 10:00pm Tickets $15 Wednesday, June 11 and Friday, June 13: In the Last Car by MUMs starring Lord Jamar (Brand Nubian) P.S. 122 (downstairs), 7:30 PM Tickets $15 Thursday, June 12 and Saturday June 14: Rough Draft of My Life by tygerlily P.S. 122 (downstairs), 7:30 PM Tickets $15 WEEK TWO - THE RUFF CUT: A STAGED READINGS SERIES @ NYTW Tuesday, June 10: Rewind (Soundtrack for Longing) by Greg Beuthin New York Theatre Workshop, 7:00 PM Tickets $10 Wednesday, June 11: Giving Up the Gun by David Rodriguez New York Theatre Workshop, 7:00 PM Tickets $10 Thursday, June 12: Haters High by Robert O'Hara New York Theatre Workshop, 7:00 PM Tickets $10 Friday, June 13 and Saturday, June 14: In The Heights by Lin Manuel-Miranda New York Theatre Workshop, 7:00 PM Tickets $10 WEEK ONE: DROPPIN' KNOWLEDGE - WORKSHOPS & PANELS AT NYU Friday, June 13: Panel Two: Freestyle: A Community Dialogue New York University, 4:00 - 6:00 PM FREE

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