Dead end of a New York Street, ending in a wharf over the East River. The Dead End Kids are a petty gang of street urchins already well onto the path of a life of crime. Drina dreams of marrying a dashing, rich stranger. Little brother Tommy dreams of growing up to be a mobster like Baby Face Martin.
The Irondale Ensemble and its off-shoot, the Young Company, team up on stage professionally for the first time to bring you Sidney Kingsley's hard bitten crime drama of the 1930s.