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Prelude in the Parks 2024 Festival

The Heat Will Kill Everything

Keith Josef Adkins

Theater

Saturday, June 8, 2024

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3pm

Riverside Park South, Manhattan

Performance on Locomotive Picnic Lawn. Enter at 59th St, or 66th St and Riverside Boulevard

Summer on the Hudson/Riverside Park Conservancy

Presented by Mov!ng Culture Projects and The Segal Center in collaboration with

Presented by Mov!ng Culture Projects and The Segal Center

A Black father’s daughter disappears during an extreme heat event.
Excerpts will be performed by Francois Battiste and directed by Russell G. Jones.

Keith Josef Adkins

Keith Josef Adkins is a writer and artistic director. His plays have been produced around the U.S., and include The People Before The Park, about the 19th-century black community Seneca Village that was razed to create Central Park. Keith received Samuel French’s inaugural Award for Impact and Activism in the Theater Community, and a Helen Merrill Playwright Award. Keith is the co-founder and artistic director of The New Black Fest, dedicated to new and provocative playwriting and discussion from the African Diaspora. He has written for CBS’ The Good Fight, ABC’s For The People, and P-Valley on STARZ.

Location

Performance on Locomotive Picnic Lawn. Enter at 59th St, or 66th St and Riverside Boulevard

Summer on the Hudson/Riverside Park Conservancy

Summer on the Hudson/Riverside Park Conservancy

Summer on the Hudson is Riverside Park and West Harlem Piers Park’s annual outdoor arts and culture festival that takes place from 59th Street to 181st Street along the Hudson River, from May to October. Events include concerts, dance performances, movies under the stars, DJ dance parties, children’s shows, educational workshops, special day-long festivals, wellness activities, and more.

All programs and events are free to the public and no registration is required unless specifically noted.

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