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First Look at UP Theater Company's World Premiere of Detained

Nancy Robillard directs Rose-Mary Harrington's script.

Beau McGhee and Natalia Plaza star in Detained, directed by Nancy Robillard, at the Garret at Fort Washington.
(© Martha Granger)

Northern Manhattan's UP Theater Company's world premiere production of Detained, written by Rose-Mary Harrington (Six Seconds, There Is No Dash) and directed by Nancy Robillard, recently began performances and has released its first photos from the production. Check out new pics from the show, running through April 28 at the Garret at Fort Washington Collegiate, in the gallery below.


Detained stars Julia Cavagna, Ken Dillon, Laura Fois, Robert S. Gregory, Beau McGhee, Nina Mehta, Nercido Mota, Natalia Plaza, and Thomas Vorsteg. The creative team includes set designer Duane Pagano, lighting designer Diana Duecker, sound designer David Margolin Lawson, costume designer Brenna McShane, and stage manager Lisa Stafford.

In Detained, Doug and Maria, teenagers from different lands, forge an alliance to help each other's families survive incarceration and escape deportation. In the face of oppression and humiliation, the teenagers unite against a deeply fractured system in their fight for freedom.

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