"Poetically written and powerfully performed"
– CHICAGO THEATER BEAT

September 12 – October 11, 2009 in Goodman's Owen Theatre

Around 1 hour

In her explosive solo piece Stoop Stories, Pulitzer Prize finalist Dael Orlandersmith transforms with mesmerizing ease into an astounding range of characters, from an elderly Polish Holocaust survivor to a poetic young junkie to a teenage Puerto Rican punk to a washed-up rock 'n' roll star. In this electrifying journey through the streets of Harlem, Orlandersmith performs a powerful, sizzling, fierce symphony of the diverse voices that make up her neighborhood.

The world premiere of Stoop Stories was produced by The Studio Theatre in Washington, D.C., in February 2009; Joy Zinoman, Founding Artistic Director.

 

 
Artists

By DAEL ORLANDERSMITH, Directed by JO BONNEY

Cast

DAEL ORLANDERSMITH

Creative Team and Crew

COLLETTE POLLARD - Scenic Design
ANITA YAVICH - Costume Design
KEITH PARHAM - Lighting Design
ERIC SHIMELONIS - Sound Design
JAMIE WOLFE - Production Stage Manager