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brownsville song (b-side for tray)


Wednesday, February 1, 2017 8:00PM
Gompertz Theatre

brownsville song (b-side for tray)
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brownsville song (b-side for tray)


Tray Thompson is not just a name, not just a statistic. Set against the gritty backdrop of run-down Brooklyn, brownsville song is a poignant and uplifting story of one family’s courage and endurance after a senseless act of gang violence alters a high school senior’s dreams forever.
WARNING: Adult Language

Cast and Creative


CREATIVE

Director | Kate Alexander
Stage Manager | Roy Johns*
Scenic Designer | Ken Goldstein
Costume Designer | Matthew Lefebvre
Lighting Designer | Rachel Budin
Sound Designer | Thom Beaulieu

CAST

Lena | Alice Gatling*
Devine | Deysha Nelson/Catalina Grieco
Junior | Warren Jackson*
Tray | Wesley T. Jones
Merrill | Rachel Lu*

Denotes member of Actors' Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States

FST Forums


Read an interview with playwright Kimber Lee.

Learn more about violence in Brownsville, Brooklyn.

This national survey looks at the extent of gang violence in America.

Press and Media


"Heartbreaking, truthful and resonates deeply" - Sarasota Magazine

"Powerful performance" - Sarasota Magazine

"A moving experience" - The Observer

"Succeeds on its own terms" - The Observer