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    110th Street Hullabaloo

    written by Alicia R. Hendrix

    Inspired by the rhyming poetry of “Sugar Hill:  Harlem’s Historic Neighborhood ” by Carole Boston Weatherford

    Take the A Train down to busy streets
    Where the blues and rhythm can’t be beat,
    Where mothers and fathers laugh, work, and play,
    And artists paint and dance all day.

    Harlem’s the place for the mind to thrive
    For black families to flourish, not just survive.

    Join Playtime Poppy as we explore rhythm and rhyme in New York City’s most famous African-American neighborhood, and the golden years of the Harlem Renaissance.

    Ensemble Cast:

    Makenna Carter ~ Jace Coberly ~ Hannah Davenport ~ Natalie Davenport ~ Joel Dillman ~ Liza Fuemmeler ~ Kyann Kofron ~ Haddie LeVake ~ Reed McCabe ~ Casey Miskimen ~ Lydia Mullins ~Trace Mullins ~ Sterling Nusbaum ~ Cassidy Richards ~ Raivyn Rogers ~ Addyson Semelroth ~  Addy Showalter ~ Kaitlyn Wibowo ~ Nathaniel Wibowo ~ Sienna Wilson ~ Zoe Wolrab ~ Evelyn Wullner

    Director:  Cavan Hallman

    Cavan Hallman’s plays for young audiences have been performed over 17,000 times for over four million students across the United States. His other plays have been performed at the National WWII Museum, Seattle Fringe Fest, Southern Rep, The Artistic Home, Strawdog Theatre, Donny’s Skybox, and other venues in the U.S. and abroad. As an actor he has appeared on stages Off-Broadway, in New Orleans, Chicago, and Ireland, most recently with with his solo show “Not Easily Forgotten.” He is a member of the CRY HAVOC Company in NYC, and has an MFA in Playwriting from The University of New Orleans, for whom he will teach acting and scriptwriting this summer in Cork, Ireland.

    Performance:  Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 10:00am

    Cedar Rapids Public Library Whipple Auditorium

    General admission. Goodwill donations are welcome!

     

     

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