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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

You're Invited To Roosevelt Island Coler Hospital Open Doors Reality Poets New Original Play Titled FADE This Weekend At Main Street Theatre & Dance Alliance - Come Experience Realness, Resilience & Healing With A Hip Hop Beat

Open Doors:

... is an arts and justice initiative, on Roosevelt Island, based in the long-term care facility where many members live and work. Collaborating with established artists, members use storytelling, hip-hop and spoken word to challenge audiences to combat the injustice that breeds violence in our cities....
The Roosevelt Island Coler Hospital based Open Door Reality Poets are presenting a new original play titled FADE

this weekend at the Main Street Theatre & Dance Alliance (548 Main Street).

According to Open Doors:
Based on the experiences of men who use wheelchairs because of gun violence, FADE takes you into The Barbershop—a place where humor, courage and wisdom transform tragedy and injustice into a redemptive force. Co-written by OPEN DOORS Reality Poets and World Slam Finalist Joel Fran├žois, FADE moves through time “before and after the chair” to deliver a message of realness, resilience and healing with a hip-hop beat!

“We gave our bodies to the block and the streets took half.” - OPEN DOORS Reality Poet King Tito Love


When: Saturday, June 29th, 3pm & 7pm; 6pm reception with Reality Poets

Where: Main Street Theatre & Dance Alliance, 548 Main St., Roosevelt Island

Transportation: F Train, Ferry, Air Tram or Drive/Bike/Walk over the Roosevelt Island Bridge. (Street parking is limited on the island.)

Saturday Tickets: Available online at; box office opens one hour before show

Contact: to inquire about reserving seats for Sunday’s special show for young people and mentors.

Hope to see you there!
Get your tickets now to see the Roosevelt Island Open Doors Reality Poets new play, FADE.