Due to unforeseen circumstances, New Venture Theatre's upcoming production of BROWNSVILLE SONG (b-side for tray) that was scheduled for Saturday, April 29, 2017, at 7:30 pm and Sunday, April 30, 2017, at 3:00 pm at the LSU Studio Theatre has been postponed. We apologize to our patrons for this inconvenience and will fully refund all tickets purchased. We look forward to sharing this important production with all of you at a later date. Our Box Office Department at New Venture Theatre will be contacting all guests who have purchased tickets.

BROWNSVILLE SONG (B-SIDE FOR TRAY)

Written by KIMBER LEE
Directed by TIM SANDIFER

Set in the Brownsville neighborhood of Brooklyn, Brownsville Song (B-Side for Tray) is a powerful tale of resilience in the face of tragedy. This bold new play tells the story of Tray, a spirited African-American 18-year-old and his family, who must hold on to hope when Tray's life is cut short.

PERFORMANCES
Saturday, April 29 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, April 30 at 3:00 pm

VENUE INFORMATION
LSU Studio Theatre
Louisiana State University
105 Music and Dramatic Building
Baton Rouge, LA 70803

TICKETS
Regular Admission | $27
Students With Valid ID | $22
Early Bird Pre-Sale Discount Until March 24 | $22
Groups of 10 or More | $22 must pre-purchase prior to performance date.

RUN TIME
Run Time: 2 Hours

FEATURING
Auditions for this production are scheduled for March 11. Please register here.

PG-13 – RATED SHOW
Contains: Some adult content/themes and strong language. Recommended for ages 13 and up. No one under the age of four will be allowed in the theatre and all children ages 4-13 must be accompanied by an adult.

CREATIVE TEAM
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CAST
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PLAYWRIGHT
KIMBER LEE


Kimber Lee’s Plays include to the yellow house, tokyo fish story (South Coast Repertory, TheatreWorks/Silicon Valley, Old Globe Theater), brownsville song (b-side for tray) (Humana Festival/ATL, LCT3, Long Wharf Theatre, Philadelphia Theatre Company, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Moxie Theatre), and different words for the same thing (Center Theatre Group/Kirk Douglas Theatre). Her work has also been presented by The Lark, Page 73, Hedgebrook, Seven Devils Playwrights Conference, Bay Area Playwrights Festival, Old Globe Theater, and Magic Theatre. Lark Rita Goldberg Playwrights' Workshop Fellow, Dramatists Guild Fellow, Ma-Yi Writers Lab, and recipient of the 2014 Ruby Prize, 2013-2014 PoNY Fellowship, 2014-2015 Hartford Stage New Voices Fellowship, and the inaugural 2015 PoNY/Bush Theatre Playwright Residency in London. MFA: UT Austin.

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Wow! Thank you Louisiana Public Broadcasting: Art Rocks for taking time to focus on New Venture Theatre & our amazing Founding Artistic Director, Greg Williams Jr.!

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We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the loved ones of Mr. Sam Shepard. Thank you, Mr. Shepard, for your brilliant work.
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NVT would like to send our staff to the BTN (Black Theatre Network) Annual Conference and we need YOUR help! This is a great opportunity for our creative staff to meet and work with other black theatre companies and their staff to make sure we are succeeding on our mission to our community.
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Upcoming dance intensives from The Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge! Financial assistance available! Check out the flyer for more info!

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