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07julAll Day01augKILL MOVE PARADISE (Streaming Online)Playhouse on Park

Event Details

Dates:
July 7 – August 1 (Available anytime in this date range – 24/7 – no specific time)

KILL MOVE PARADISE
By James Ijames
Directed by Dexter J. Singleton
Presented by Playhouse on Park
July 7 – August 1, 2021
$20 per stream

Directly influenced by the 2014 murder of 12-year-old Tamir Rice by a member of the Cleveland Police Department, James Ijames’ New York Times Critics Pick play KILL MOVE PARADISE was developed in 2016 at the Victory Gardens Theatre in Chicago, Illinois and premiered in 2017 at the National Black Theatre in New York, New York. This raw, eye-opening production tells the story of Isa, Daz, Grif, and Tiny, four black men who find themselves stuck in a cosmic waiting room in the afterlife. This play, inspired by the ever-growing list of slain unarmed black men and women, is a portrait of those lost — not as statistics, but as heroes who deserve to be seen for the splendid beings they are, and as symbols of life and hope. Gone but never forgotten, KILL MOVE PARADISE illustrates the possibilities of collective transformation and radical acts of joy.

The play frankly describes and depicts moments of violence and racism. The characters use strong language.

For tickets, more info, and additional resources, visit www.playhouseonpark.org.

Time

July 7 (Wednesday) - August 1 (Sunday)

Location

Playhouse on Park

244 Park Road, West Hartford, CT 06119

Organizer

Playhouse on Park(860) 523-5900 ext. 10 244 Park Road

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