Emergency (formerly Emergence-See)

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Present Day. A slave ship rises in front of the Statue of Liberty sending NYC into a whirlwind of emotion and exploration in this explosive solo tour de force featuring slam poetry, multi-character transformation, and song.

Daniel Beaty in the Arena Stage production of <I>Emergency</i>. Photo courtesy of Arena Stage.
Daniel Beaty in the Arena Stage production of <I>Emergency</i>. Photo courtesy of Arena Stage.
Cast Requirements

Originally a solo play, but can be performed by an ensemble

Honors

Winner: 2007 Obie Award for Writing & Performance.

Production and Development History

Productions: The Public Theater, The Geffen Playhouse, Arena Stage, Hartford Stage.