Street Scene: Pulitzer-Winning Drama Shows the Ups and Downs of City Life
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the performance was a joy! the story was relevant to current times though
set in 1929. each character was fully formed and revealed. there was always more than one thing to follow on stage; the time flew by. the actors were fabulous; the set and costumes were beautiful too.
i am recommending this play to many people.
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The issues this play addresses are so relevant today that you would have thought this was written last year. The acting was absolutely superb, some of the best I've seen in the Twin Cities (and that's saying a lot since I think the calibre of...continued
Directed by Craig Johnson
Ambitious and groundbreaking for its time, Street Scene is strikingly relevant more than 80 years after its premiere. Street Scene explores the intertwined lives of the inhabitants of a New York City tenement and the adjacent neighborhood street in the late 1920s. Surprisingly intimate, natural and humorous, Street Scene reminds audiences of the nobility, passions and human failings common to all. By placing in stark relief the disparities between rich and poor, the flawed attitudes toward newcomers, the drive to create a better life, and the simple yearning for kindness and love, the play prompts viewers to recognize the same stories taking place today just down their own block.
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