A mother's hopes for her son clash with an educational system rigged against him in PIPELINE, the riveting new play by Dominique Morisseau (Skeleton Crew). Nya, an inner-city public high school teacher, is committed to her students but desperate to give her only son Omari opportunities they'll never have. When a controversial incident at his upstate private school threatens to get him expelled, Nya must confront his rage and her own choices as a parent. But will she be able to reach him before a world beyond her control pulls him away? With profound compassion and lyricism, PIPELINE brings an urgent conversation powerfully to the fore. Don't miss this deeply moving story of a mother's fight to give her son a future -- without turning her back on the community that made him who he is. Directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz (War at LCT3, Red Speedo).
- Oct 3, 2018
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