Thursday, October 29, 2015

New York City Premiere: Dead and Breathing at the National Black Theater October 28 to November 23 2015


From a media release:


Dead and Breathing
a new play by Chisa Hutchinson
directed by Jonathan McCrory

October 28 to November 23, 2015
National Black Theater - New York City

Previews: Wednesday - Saturday: 7:30pm / Saturday 2:00 & Sunday: 4:00pm
OPENING NIGHT GALA Monday, November 2, 2015
Thursday - Saturday & Monday: 7:30pm; Saturday: 2:00pm & Sunday: 4:00pm

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NEW YORK CITY- Cranky old broad, Carolyn Whitlock, has been in hospice for far too long and just wants to die already.  When she tries to convince a loud, oversharing, and very Christian nurse to assist her suicide, she has to work harder than she ever has in her privileged life to end it. Through surprising humor and persistent questioning, Dead and Breathing investigates morality, mortality and the intense tug-of-war between the right to die with dignity and the idea of life as a gift. The play stars Lizan Mitchell and Nikki Walker.

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