“A Lesson Before Dying” Opens at Elmwood Playhouse in Nyack NY

The Elmwood Playhouse of Nyack NY will be presenting “A Lesson Before Dying“, written by Romulus Linney and directed by Kathy Gnazzo. “A Lesson Before Dying” is a bold and moving statement about the link between learning and dignity. “A Lesson Before Dying” runs March 17th thru April 8th Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm with an additional performance on Thursday April 6th at 8pm. Tickets are $24 / $21 Seniors and Students.

A Lesson Before Dying

(From Left to Right) Hasan Gray (of Newburgh NY), Bill White (of Englewood NJ),Marquis Wilson (of Elmsford NY), Andrew Beadle (of Monroe NY), and Rick Levi (of Pomona NY) appear in “A Lesson Before Dying” at the Elmwood Playhouse Call (845) 353-1313 for reservations. [Photo by Omar Kozarsky]

Jefferson, young man on death row and his teacher, Grant Wiggins meet in this gripping, heartbreaking, and timely piece that explores the deep polarities of racism and compassion.

“A Lesson Before Dying” features Marquis Wilson of Elmsford, Hasan Gray of Newburgh, Tracey McAllister of Ossining, Simone Palmer of Yonkers, Bill White of Englewood, Andrew Beadle of Monroe, Rick Levi of Pomona.

The Elmwood Playhouse is located on 10 Park Street in Nyack, NY. For reservations, information or directions, call The Elmwood Playhouse Box Office at (845) 353-1313, or visit www.elmwoodplayhouse.com

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