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Lift

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Overview

Produced by:
Crossroads Theatre Company
Dates:
October 17 - November 30, 2014
Run Time:
0 Hour, 0 Minute
Theater:
Showing in Theater

Show Info

Lift, a gripping drama by award-winning writer Walter Mosley, has NYC debut where two strangers trapped in an elevator have a fateful encounter when the ambitious co-workers meet for the first time when a catastrophic event traps them in a skyscraper elevator. In the darkness, Theodore “Big Time” Southmore and Tina Pardon form an intimate bond, sharing their deepest fears and darkest secrets, touching on issues of race, culture and class.

Biko
Eisen-Martin,
Theodore “Big Time” Southmore
MaamaYaa
Boafo,
Tina Pardon
Shavonna
Banks,
Noni Tariq
Martin
Kushner,
John Thomas Resterly
Photo Caption: MaameYaa Boafo, Biko Eisen-Martin and Martin Kushnerin LIFT
Photo: Carol Rosegg
Photo Caption: Biko Eisen-Martin and MaameYaa Boafo in LIFT
Photo: Carol Rosegg
Photo Caption: Biko Eisen-Martin and MaameYaa Boafo in LIFT
Photo: Carol Rosegg
Photo Caption: Biko Eisen-Martin and MaameYaa Boafo in LIFT
Photo: Carol Rosegg
Photo Caption: Biko Eisen-Martin, Shavonna Banks and MaameYaa Boafo in LIFT
Photo: Carol Rosegg
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Producing Company

Crossroads Theatre Company

The Crossroads Theatre Company is dedicated to creating and producing professional theatre of the highest standards of artistic excellence that celebrates the culture, history, spirit and voices of the entire African Diaspora; presents honest and positive portrayals of people of color from around the world; provides a nurturing working environment for writers and artistic collaborators through supporting the commissioning, development, presentation and documentation of new scripts; uses art to provoke and challenge a multicultural audience to a higher sense of communion, and
 educates audiences by creating bridges of understanding between people of all cultural backgrounds in this society and the world.

Read more at: http://www.crossroadstheatrecompany.org/


Reviews

"Delivers gasps and loads of that smart and unique humor which can only be definied as mosley-esque." -Broadway World

"Jolting Power!" - Talkin' Broadway