RIFFS ON RACE, LOVE, AND WAR: The Musical

BUY YOUR TICKETS TODAY!!RIFFS ON RACE, LOVE, AND WAR:
The Musical
at THE NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL
FRINGE FESTIVAL

Performance schedule:

Saturday, August 9 at 5:15pm
Wednesday, August 13 at 9:30pm
Saturday, August 16 at 2:15pm
Monday, August 18 at 3:00pm
Friday, August 22 at 9:15pm

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Riffs on Race, Love, and War:
The Musical

Presented by Chenyaka Productions at
The New York International Fringe Festival,
FringeNYC, A Production of The Present Company

Directed by KEITH JOHNSTON
Book by KAREN D. TAYLOR
Music by various artists 

Featuring Mumia Abu-Jamal performing Spoken Word and singing in a special voice-over

with Tulani Kinard and the Riffs on Race, Love, and War Music Warriors: Rasul A-Salaam, Kelvyn Bell, Chenzira, Steven Kroon, Marcus Persiani, Lonnie Plaxico, and Cindy Rainne
Lighting Design by Greg Williams
Sound Design by Tom Morse
Riffs on Race, Love, and War: The Musical sounds a clarion call for unity, compassion, and transcendence. Part social commentary, part African American-Barbadian family history, Riffs on Race, Love, and War is a powerful 90-minute play blending spoken-word poetry, Jazz, Rock, and Gospel to inspire a future of freedom, justice, and equality. Riffs features Tulani Kinardand Mumia Abu-Jamal, speaking from the stage for the first time ever in a special voice-over.Mumia Abu-Jamal is a prolific author, journalist, social commentator, and an American prisoner wrongly convicted for the 1981 murder of a police officer. Mumia did not receive a fair trial by a jury of his peers. Originally sentenced to death in 1982, in 2012 the ruling was later commuted to life imprisonment without parole.  The New York Times previously described him as “perhaps the world’s best known death-row inmate.”
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To Purchase Tickets and for more information about
RIFFS ON RACE, LOVE AND WAR
visit: 

www.FringeNYC.org
www.KarenDTaylor.net

Flamboyan Theatre at the Clemente
107 Suffolk Street
New York, NY

 

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