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111. PLAY: Between Riverside and Crazy by Stephen Adly Guirgis

Released Monday, 12th July 2021
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Every month, we pick a play or two to discuss and this week's episode is a play called "Between Riverside and Crazy" by Stephen Adly Guirgis. We discuss what we noticed, what we liked, and questions that came up while reading the play. Note: There are some spoiler alerts! We highly recommend you read the play before listening to this episode!
About the Play:
City Hall is demanding more than his signature, the Landlord wants him out, the liquor store is closed — and the Church won’t leave him alone.  For ex-cop & recent widower Walter “Pops” Washington and his recently paroled son Junior, when the struggle to hold on to one of the  l ast great rent-stabilized apartments on Riverside Drive collides with old wounds, sketchy new houseguests, and a final ultimatum, it seems the  Old Days are dead and gone — after a lifetime living between Riverside and Crazy.
About the Playwright:
Stephen Adly Guirgis other select plays include Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train, The Last Days of Judas Iscariot, and The Motherfucker with the Hat. He is a former co-artistic director of Labyrinth Theater Company. Awards include the Yale Wind-ham Campbell Prize, a PEN/Laura Pels Award, a Whiting Award, the 2014 Steinberg Distinguished Playwright Award and the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.
Glistens:
Sam: My birthday!!! 34!!
Sarah:
my brain
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Theme Music: "Live Like the Kids" by  Samuel Johnson, Laura Robertson, Luke O'Dea (APRA)

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