Brooklyn Repertory Theatre Presents BLUE SURGE

Brooklyn Repertory returns with their second production - a sharp and poignant social drama written by contemporary female playwright, Rebecca Gilman.

Curt is a working class cop struggling to rise through the ranks and prove himself equal to his fiance, Beth, an artist from a privileged class. Sandy is the nineteen-year-old prostitute he first tries to arrest, then attempts to help. When his promotion is derailed by a sting operation gone wrong, Curt finds himself drawn to Sandy and her struggle to rise above the circumstance of her birth.

Rebecca Gilman explores the line that divides hope from hopelessness, as Curt and Sandy both try to get a foothold in the American dream.

In keeping with the company ethos of color-bind casting, this upcoming production features two asian actresses in lead roles.

*Please be advised that performance features full-frontal male nudity, and is not suitable for minors.

Brooklyn Repertory Theatre is a theatre collective based in Bushwick. The company is committed to racial diversity, color-blind casting and creating non-stereotypical opportunities for creatives of all races. In an effort to make theatre more affordable for the masses, ticket prices are kept cheaper than a cinema ticket - student tickets are kept under $10, general tickets under $15 and theater students get complimentary tickets for certain shows.

14, 15, 16 September 2015


Kraine Theater, 85 East 4th Street NY 10003


General $14, Student $8 (use code: brooklynstudent)

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Starring: Joshua Schwartz, Elisabeth Ng, Cleo Handler, Shii Ann Huang, Matteo De Cola

Directed by Joseph Hayward, Florence Le Bas (Stage Manager), Prisca Choe (Production Design), Ilinca Tuvene (Wardrobe), Natalie Faye (Production Coordinator), Tchaikovsky Santos (Production)

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