651 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn OMNIBUS

Part of the 2010 Next Wave Festival

Oct 20—23, 2010, 7:30pm

World Premiere

Songs & Notions by Stew & Heidi Rodewald

Performed by The Negro Problem

"Stew has a razor-sharp literary eye and a wicked sense of humor." —Chicago Sun-Times

Stew, the Tony Award-winning creator and star of Broadway’s Passing Strange, joins his band The Negro Problem and co-creator Heidi Rodewald for an irreverent, genre-bending song cycle that considers what it means to call Brooklyn home. With a swaggering score and a raw, unvarnished lyricism, Brooklyn OMNIBUS refracts the Kings County experience through a surreal prism of disparate characters, all living in a nomadic place where the neighborhood is a tribe, the self is an ever-changing storefront, and home is an elusive refuge resting somewhere between.

BAM Harvey Theater
75min, no intermission
Tickets: $25, 45, 65

Produced by BAM
Commissioned by BAM for the 2010 Next Wave Festival.

Official Website: http://bam.org/view.aspx?pid=2230

Added by folkie on October 19, 2010

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