THE RENT PARTY PROJECT will ultimately be a Two-Act play. Act 1 is scripted. Act 2 will be immersive. Join us for a reading of Act 1 of Valerie Curtis-Newton’s THE RENT PARTY and help her with the development of Act 2. Look for the full production later this year.
What’s it about: The time is the summer of 1968. Julia Harris is throwing a party to raise money to free her husband, Hamp – a community activist from jail. As she prepares for the party, her family – including the ghost of the matriarch Bessie – tries to come together to support the cause, but old patterns and grudges get in the way. Later at the party, family and friends – with even more diverse wants, needs, desires, opinions and secrets – gather and collide.
Date/Time: 8pm - 9:30pm
Performance Length: 90
Price Info: FREE