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Written and performed by Daniel Beaty, Emergence-See! is an explosive new play where rhythm, rhyme and remembrance rise. Kenny Leon directs. In 2006, a slave ship emerges out of the Hudson River in front of the Statue of Liberty sending NYC into a frenzy. Beaty assumes forty diverse personalities as they collide in an intricately woven, urgent, witty and moving exploration of our shared humanity and what it means to be free. "Every now and then you see a performance that jolts the senses to attention. This is one of them! Somehow the artist touched something so deep in me that I love to see in a performance and the human spirit. I sat in awe and profound admiration listening as he connected us to the exhilaration, the pain, and the promise of what it is to be human." - Ruby Dee

Show Details

  • Dates:Closed on
  • Location:Public Theater, Off-Broadway

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