An intimate narrated musical centered around the life and work of this legendary composer/songwriter, Johnny Mercer: A Man and His Music takes you beyond the music to discover who John Herndon Mercer truly was. The story, written by Baltimore playwright Calvin A. Ramsey, is sprinkled with Mercer’s incredibly memorable hits.
Under the watchful gaze of his young assistant and the threatening presence of a new generation of artists, brilliant abstract artist Mark Rothko takes on his greatest challenge yet: to create a definitive work for an extraordinary setting – murals at the Four Seasons restaurant in Manhattan. Just as Rothko's paintings are about the tension between blocks of color, the play itself is about opposing views of art.
In September 2004, a group of terrorists stormed a school in Beslan, Russia taking hundreds of children hostage. The ensuing siege lasted three days and left many dead. Us/Them is not a straightforward account of this terrible tragedy, but rather a fascinating exploration of the entirely individual way children cope with traumatic situations.
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