- 1. Poet Mentors
A gala benefit performance of sketches and readings by poet Willie Perdomo and playwright Dael Orlandersmith.
- 2. Blue Sweat
Making its New York premiere, Chay Yew’s mix of jazz, flamenco, blues, and poetry tells the tale of a down-and-out horn player.
- 3. Slanguage
Universes’ most famous work, a fast-paced hip-hop performance that’s loosely structured around a subway ride from Brooklyn to the Bronx.
A concert reading of Ameriville, a new work that blends poetry and music and draws inspiration from Orson Welles’s War of the Worlds broadcast.