RIVERS OF JANUARY | September 11, 2016 @ 6:00pm

Written by Ben Snyder, Critical Breaks Artist In Residence  
Directed By Shira-Lee Shalit
Actors: Charles Everett, Leslie Lissaint, Francisco Solorzano, Christopher Whalen


2015-16 PAST  PERFORMANCES

Word is Bond: 16th Annual DC Hip-Hop Theater Festival

Curated by Goldie Patrick, the 2016 DC Hip-Hop Theater Festival is designed to capture the identity ofWashington DC, by unearthing and shining new light on the unique stories produced in it, by it, and from it. This year’s festival, using visual art, space, and productions, is focuses on promoting DC's own talent, storytellers, and stories through the vehicle of Hip Hop Theater. It creates a platform for the city to revisit and reflect on its past, reintroduce itself to old and new residents, and re-ignite the spirit of DC Hip Hop through the theme, Word Is Bond.

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Hear what audiences said about Hi-ARTS and National Black Theatre's presentation of New York City Premiere of Penn State Centre Stage's production of BLOOD AT THE ROOT.

HARLEM TO HOLLYWOOD

Written By Malik YobaCritical Breaks Artist In Residence
Director And Co-Writer: Kevin Ramsey

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Hi-ARTS presents Critical Breaks Workshop Presentation of Harlem to Hollywood and Back Again on April 28, 2016. Video by Peter Cooper

BAM-iT! spotlights black excellence in theatre and the performing arts at large. In this episode, TV & Film Star Malik Yoba shares His Story, Theatre, and Business Smarts.

THE PECULIAR PATRIOT

Written By Liza Jessie PetersonCritical Breaks Artist In Residence
Directed By Monica L. Williams | Dramaturgy By Talvin Wilks

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Martyr loser king

Written By Saul WilliamsCritical Breaks Artist In Residence

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photos by Jen Diaz