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Alt Title(s): Til the break of dawn
Collection Title(s): Hip Hop Theater Festival
Location: Performed at 466 Grand Street, New York City, on September 13, 2007.
Synopsis: A tale of teachers, artists, and activists, Danny Hoch’s Till the Break of Dawn takes place in the Havana of 2001. Chronicling the meetings and mishaps that happen at a Cuban hip-hop festival, the New Yorkers are confronted by numerous struggling Cubans, an exiled Black Panther, and youth from the global hip-hop scene. It is in this changing landscape where they must confront their changing ideas...
Collection Title(s): Hip Hop Theater Festival
Location: Performed at the New York Theatre Workshop, 79 E 4th St., New York City, on June 12, 2003.
Synopsis: A chance encounter occurs between an aspiring club DJ, his agent, her ex-boyfriend, and a bike messenger and no one is ever the same. Through a blend of culture, sexuality and music the entrance of the mysterious stranger forces the romantic triad to face each other and themselves in Greg Beuthin’s Rewind (A Soundtrack for Longing). What begins as an ordinary day with ordinary people becomes a po...
Collection Title(s): Hip Hop Theater Festival
Location: Performed at PS 122, 150 1st Ave, New York City, on June 11, 2003.
Synopsis: A poetic look at the violence - both external and internal - wreaking havoc in the lives of black men, In the Last Car is one man’s story whose implications reach far beyond his life. From everyday encounters to relationship struggles, from substance abuse to subway rides, protagonist Agaceez’s lyrical exploration is poignant as he is kidnapped by some very dark characters, and manages to discove...
Collection Title(s): Hip Hop Theater Festival
Location: Performed at the New York Theatre Workshop, 79 E 4th St, New York City, on June 11, 2003.
Synopsis: When Wally’s troubled young life comes to an abrupt end, he is more than a little surprised to meet his hero, Tupac Shakur, on the other side. With the slain rapper as his guide, Wally is witness to the revelations of Tupac in the afterlife. Among regrets of lost love and falling prey to life in the street, Wally learns valuable lessons about life and what you take with you far beyond the grave. ...
Collection Title(s): Hip Hop Theater Festival
Location: Performed at the 66 Wooster Street Ohio Theater, Soho, NYC, on October 3, 2009.
Synopsis: Jerry ‘JuJu’ Tineo and Lester ‘Psycho Les’ Fernandez, better known as the Hip Hop duo The Beat Nutz, are front and center in a play focused on the rich culture of Corona, Queens. Set in the late 1980s, the play is a journey back into the group’s hometown and the people and traditions that would come to influence their powerful brand of music. The play consists of numerous vignettes and live music...
Collection Title(s): Hip Hop Theater Festival
Location: Performed at Joe's Pub, 425 Lafayette St., NYC, on October 12, 2010.
Synopsis: Legendary bass player Brian ‘B. Satz’ Satz, along with his talented band, come together as B.Satz All Stars for a thrilling performance at the famous Joe’s Pub. Artists John Forte, Blitz the Ambassador, Tarrah Reynolds, Bajah and The Dry Eye Crew are only a few of the talented musicians who take the stage in this entertaining concert that keeps the audience on its feet. From Sierra Leone to Atlan...
Alt Title(s): Hip-hop creation myth
Collection Title(s): Hip Hop Theater Festival
Location: Performed at the 66 Wooster Street Ohio Theater, Soho, NYC, on October 9-10, 2009.
Synopsis: Derived from African folklore, Zomo the Rabbit is placed in a 21st century context and re-emerges as a trickster - a traditional African archetype - who carries a boom box and spits rap lyrics. After being dissed by some of the other animals saying he doesn’t have talent, Zomo calls the Sky God from his cell phone and asks to be gifted with power. She assigns him three tasks: to retrieve the danc...
Collection Title(s): Hip Hop Theater Festival
Location: Performed at The Brecht Forum, 451 West Street, NYC, on October 8, 2010.
Synopsis: Taking a cue from playwright Radha Blank’s work Seed in which the system(s) of child welfare and the survival of the children affected are explored, the panel members address those very same issues. Featuring social workers, child advocates, and survivors of the system(s), the panelists share their experiences about how their work and their lives have compelled them to advocate for changes in the...
Alt Title(s): Jails, hospitals and hip-hop: live at Performance Space 122, Performance Space 122 presents: Jails, hospitals & hip-hop by Danny Hoch, P.S. 122 presents: Jails, hospitals & hip-hop by Danny Hoch
Location: Performed at P.S. 122, New York City, on June 11, 1998.
Synopsis: Danny Hoch (www.dannyhoch.com) is an actor, playwright and director whose plays 'Pot Melting', 'Some People', and 'Jails, Hospitals & Hip-Hop' have garnered many awards including 2 OBIES, a NEA Solo Theatre Fellowship, Sundance Writers Fellowship, CalArts/Alpert Award In Theatre and a Tennessee Williams Fellowship. He is a Senior Fellow at the New School's Vera List Center For Art & Politics and ...
Alt Title(s): Jails, hospitals and hip-hop: at Rikers Island, Jails, hospitals & hip-hop and Flaco Navaja
Location: Performed at Rikers Island, New York City, on Aug. 11, 1999.
Synopsis: Danny Hoch (www.dannyhoch.com) is an actor, playwright and director whose plays 'Pot Melting', 'Some People', and 'Jails, Hospitals & Hip-Hop' have garnered many awards including 2 OBIES, a NEA Solo Theatre Fellowship, Sundance Writers Fellowship, CalArts/Alpert Award In Theatre and a Tennessee Williams Fellowship. He is a Senior Fellow at the New School's Vera List Center For Art & Politics and ...
Collection Title(s): Hip Hop Theater Festival
Location: Performed at the Dance Theater Workshop, 219 West 19th St. New York City, on September 29, 2010.
Synopsis: Honoring the legacy of groundbreaking dancer Ken Swift, Olive Dance Theatre performs a series of vignettes in commemoration of the artist’s legacy. More than a tribute, this performance is an interactive journey through the history of breakdancing with both audiences and dancers discussing why they love break and the impact of Swift’s work. The audience is in for a brilliant homage and a great su...
Collection Title(s): Hip Hop Theater Festival
Location: Performed at The Studio Theater, Space A, 1501 14th St, NW, #3, Washington, DC, on July 12, 2007.
Synopsis: A head-on confrontation of issues such as school shootings, child abuse, and more, The Suicide Kings’ In Spite of Everything is a seminal work in both spoken word performance and activist art. Featuring one of the fiercest Bay Area hip-hop collectives, under the direction of GOLDIE award-winning, Bay Area legend Marc Bamuthi Joseph, the story weaves through the days following the tragic event and...
Collection Title(s): Hip Hop Theater Festival
Location: Performed at The Brecht Forum, 451 West St., New York, NY 10014 on October 7, 2010.
Synopsis: In a fusion of song, poetry, lecture and demonstration, acclaimed eco-chef Bryant Terry delves into the origins of ‘Soul Food’. Though often portrayed as an extremely unhealthy cuisine, Terry traces Soul Food back to its plant-based origins and, in so doing, explores the intersections of institutional racism, poverty, and food insecurity. His extensive research into the history of the popular cui...
Alt Title(s): Evening with Danny Hoch
Location: Performed at Teatro Empire, Buenos Aires, Argentina, on June 13, 2007, as part of the Sixth Annual Hemispheric Institute Seminar entitled Corpolíticas en las Ámericas / Body Politics in the Americas : formations of race, class and gender.
Synopsis: Video documentation of Danny Hochs bilingual solo performance Hip-Hop Theatre: An Evening with Danny Hoch, presented as a part of the 6th Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, celebrated in June of 2007 in Buenos Aires, Argentina under the title CORPOLÍTICAS en las Ámericas: Formaciones de Raza, Clase y Género / Body Politics in the Americas: Formations of Race, Clas...
Alt Title(s): Performance Space 122 presents: Some people by Danny Hoch, P.S. 122 presents: Some people by Danny Hoch, Some people: the Solo Performance Theatre Urban Adventure by Danny Hoch
Location: Performed at P.S. 122, New York City, on Oct. 17, 1993.
Synopsis: Danny Hoch (www.dannyhoch.com) is an actor, playwright and director whose plays 'Pot Melting', 'Some People', and 'Jails, Hospitals & Hip-Hop' have garnered many awards including 2 OBIES, a NEA Solo Theatre Fellowship, Sundance Writers Fellowship, CalArts/Alpert Award In Theatre and a Tennessee Williams Fellowship. He is a Senior Fellow at the New School's Vera List Center For Art & Politics and ...
Alt Title(s): Danny Hoch
Location: Interviewed in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on June 14, 2007, as part of the Sixth Annual Hemispheric Institute Seminar entitled Corpolíticas en las Ámericas / Body Politics in the Americas : formations of race, class and gender.
Synopsis: Interview with Danny Hoch, conducted by Jill Lane as a part of the 6th Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, celebrated in June of 2007 in Buenos Aires, Argentina under the title CORPOLÍTICAS en las Américas: Formaciones de Raza, Clase y Género / Body Politics in the Americas: Formations of Race, Class and Gender (http://hemi.nyu.edu/eng/seminar/2007/index.html). Dan...
Collection Title(s): UNIVERSES Collection
Location: Recorded at The Public Theater, NYC, as part of the Under the Radar Festival on Jan. 4, 2011.
Synopsis: Universes is a New York-based poetic theatre ensemble company of multi-disciplinary writers and performers who fuse poetry, theater, jazz, hip-hop, politics, down home blues, and Hispanic boleros to create moving, challenging and entertaining theatrical works. The group breaks traditional theatrical bounds to explore new ways of making theater. Founded in New York in 1996, the members of Universe...