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Kim Villagante, Tristan D. Lalla, Jordan Waunch
"Intelligent and often exciting... killer music and... dynamite performances." The Vancouver Province
  • By Omari Newton
  • Directed by Diane Roberts

NAC English Theatre Presentation

Produced by BoldSkool Productions (Vancouver) in association with Holding Space Productions

This raw and passionate tale by exciting playwright Omari Newton digs deep into the lives of a hip-hop crew coming to terms, personally and professionally, with the police-shooting death of their DJ, Sammy. In the aftermath of the tragedy, this once-tight group struggles with grief in different ways. Do they carry on with canned beats? Or do they seek revenge?

With seismic hip-hop beats and powerhouse performances, Sal Capone raises a mighty fist to the difficult issues of our time – prejudice, homophobia and injustice – with grace and wit.

ADVISORY: mature themes, strong language and violence.

Doors to the Studio will open at 7:45 p.m. with a pre-show scene-setter to the performance.

Duration

Performance is approximately 89 minutes with no intermission.

video: Diane Roberts
Diane Roberts
video: Troy Slocum
Troy Slocum
video: Omari Newton
Omari Newton
Kim Villagante, Tristan D. Lalla, Jordan Waunch
Kim Villagante, Tristan D. Lalla
Letitia Brookes, Tristan D. Lalla
Tristan D. Lalla, Jordan Waunch
Letitia Brookes, Tristan D. Lalla, Kim Villagante
Tristan D. Lalla, Kim Villagante
Kim Villagante, Letitia Brookes, Jordan Waunch, Tristan D. Lalla
Tristan D. Lalla

Artists

  • By Omari Newton
  • Directed by Diane Roberts
  • featuring Tristan D. Lalla, Letitia Brookes, Troy Emery Twigg, Kim Villagante, Jordan Waunch
  • Sound Designer Troy Slocum
  • Set and Lighting Designer Ana Cappelluto
  • Video Designer Candelario Andrade
  • Dramaturg Emma Tibaldo
  • Costume Designer Sarah Hall K
  • Fight Director John Koensgen
  • Movement Consultant Yvon Soglo
  • Stage Manager Chantal Hayman
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