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Studio Theatre - Stage 4
1501 14th St. NW Washington, DC 20005
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Some male nudity and mature subject matter.
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"Breath, Boom"
14 ratings
4.4 average rating
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8 reviews
7 stars
attended Dec 13 2007

Emotionally wrenching, powerful, must see for anyone in the field of juvenile justice

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1 stars
attended Jan 11 2008

This play was thought provoking. I was amazed, saddened, and enlightened.

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2 stars
attended Jan 16 2008

This was a realistic glimpse into the tragic culture of inner-city girl gangs. The acting was superb and the story compelling. This show is a must see!

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“A searing, take-no-prisoners play.” —Chicago Sun-Times


The Studio 2ndStage kicks off its 20th anniversary season with Breath, Boom: the gritty, vivid story of one woman’s journey from gang girl to grown-up. The play follows fourteen years in the life of Prix as she goes from sixteen-year-old gang queen to mature, thirty-year-old woman. This will be the Washington premiere of the work of playwright Kia Corthron, an important voice in contemporary African-American theatre whose work has never seen a full production in DC. Emerging talent Rahaleh Nassri directs a young, dynamic, and multi-ethnic cast of twelve women and one man, featuring powerhouse performer Roxi Trapp-Dukes as Prix.

About the Ticket Supplier: Studio Theatre

Studio Theatre is dedicated to producing the best in contemporary theatre. Its body of work encompasses provocative new writing from around the world, unique special events, and inventive stagings of contemporary classics. Studio strives to present sophisticated writing, stunning design, and extraordinary performance. Studio 2ndStage provides opportunities for emerging and established local and national artists, and Special Events feature one-of-a-kind productions from around the world.