Crossing Brooklyn is a modern musical that deals with the emotional aftermath of September 11th in New York City. With music by Jonathan Larson Award-winning composer Jenny Giering and book and lyrics by Emmy Award-winner Laura Harrington, Crossing Brooklyn tells the story of Des and AJ, a young, idealistic couple who are very much in love. They are both public school teachers bent on changing the world, one kid at a time. Life is full of promise and endless possibility until Des begins to unravel under the weight of her fears, ignited from that fateful September day. Splitting apart under the strain, Des and AJ struggle to find their way back to each other. The lessons they learn, through the children they meet, will change them forever. This special performance of Crossing Brooklyn goes to benefit the Transport Group.