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The “Relentless Hope” of Brownsville

One day while simply walking down the street, 18 year old Tray ends up being violently killed. That’s the story Kimber Lee tells in brownsville song (b-side for tray) and sadly it’s a story inspired by real life events, but this is not the only kind of story the streets of Brownsville Brooklyn are able… Continue reading →

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What does brownsville song sound like?

You may be wondering how brownsville song came to be titled a ‘song’. Why would a writer choose to describe her play as a song when it’s not a musical? For Kimber Lee the answer is pretty straightforward: it simply felt like the right title for the work. “I wanted [it] to be something musical… Continue reading →

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Student reporters talk to the cast of brownsville song

A reporter stood up, pad in hand and addressed the cast of Long Wharf Theatre’s production brownsville song (b-side for tray.) They wanted to know what made the actors want to perform in the play. “You guys get up in the morning to go to school, right? You get ready, you have breakfast, you go… Continue reading →

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Student inspiration takes the stage in Moments and Minutes Festival April 17

  In Our Town’s waning moments, Emily takes the stage to say goodbye to the life around her. At the conclusion of brownsville song (b-side for tray), Tray tells the world what kind of man he wants to be. Two young people surrounded and engulfed by beauty claim their places in the world in very… Continue reading →

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Long Wharf Theatre to celebrate 50th anniversary with a series of special events

Fifty years ago, Long Wharf Theatre was founded by a couple of Yale School of Drama grads and a group of visionary civic leaders who believed that New Haven deserved a major regional theatre. It’s a big occasion for Long Wharf, and we’ve decided to hold a series of community events to commemorate that partnership…. Continue reading →

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Long Wharf Theatre announces its 50th anniversary season

Long Wharf Theatre’s 50th anniversary is an opportunity to celebrate our rich history and to set our course for the future. We are delighted to announce our 2014-15 season – a mix of classics and new work that will surprise and delight our loyal audiences, while engaging them in some important issues of our day…. Continue reading →

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