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Pipeline Free on BroadwayHD

Piercing drama, Pipeline by Dominique Morisseau, free on BroadwayHD beginning today.

June 9, 2020:  Live From Lincoln Center, in partnership with BroadwayHD, starting today is bringing Dominique Morisseau’s strikingly powerful work Pipeline, originally staged at Lincoln Center Theater in 2017, to audiences at home. This intimate play depicts a mother’s hopes for her son and their clash with an educational system rigged against him. To view for free (87 minutes) Click Here: http://ow.ly/cE7b50A1Nfl

Piercing drama, Pipeline by Dominique Morisseau, free on BroadwayHD beginning today.

June 9, 2020:  Live From Lincoln Center, in partnership with BroadwayHD, starting today is bringing Dominique Morisseau’s strikingly powerful work Pipeline, originally staged at Lincoln Center Theater in 2017, to audiences at home. This intimate play depicts a mother’s hopes for her son and their clash with an educational system rigged against him. To view for free (87 minutes) Click Here: http://ow.ly/cE7b50A1Nfl

Hailed as “potent and intensely acted,” Pipeline confirmed Morisseau’s “reputation as a playwright of piercing eloquence (New York Times).“ The story follows Nya Joseph (Karen Pittman), a dedicated, inner-city public high school teacher, who is committed to her students’ achievement, while she sends her only son, Omari (Namir Smallwood), to a private boarding school. When Omari is involved in a controversial incident which threatens him with expulsion from his school, Nya is forced to reconcile Omari’s rage, her own parental decisions, and the public and private school systems, as she rallies to save her son.

Directed for the stage by Lileana Blain-Cruz

With Tasha Lawrence, Morocco Omari, Karen Pittman, Namir Smallwood, Jaime Lincoln Smith, and Heather Velazquez
Matt Saunders, sets
Montana Levi Blanco, costumes
Yi Zhao, lighting
Justin Ellington, original music and sound
Hannah Wasileski, projections
Charles M. Turner III, stage manager
Producer
Kristy Geslain, Douglas Chang
Executive Producer
Andrew Carl Wilk, Bonnie Comley, Stewart F. Lane

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That painful past is still present today. Not only in the form of violence, but in the everyday experience of deeply rooted discrimination. Although we have seen progress in America, our communities of color continue to endure discrimination and trauma. Truly, we can’t celebrate our society unless we can guarantee freedom from fear for every person who gives this country their love, labor and life.

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