RAP GUIDE TO CONSCIOUSNESS Will Play An Additional Month Off-Broadway

After six-weeks of packed houses at the SoHo Playhouse, Artistic Director Darren Lee Cole has announced a four-week extension of Drama Desk Award nominee Baba Brinkman's show Rap Guide to Consciousness.

 

The 2017 Edinburgh Fringe Festival favorite has been met with great acclaim. YesBroadway, says "You'll learn about science via Rap Guide to Consciousness the same effortless way you learn about history via Hamilton", Theater is Easy called the show "a delight", and audience members have left the performances in awe; raving about the experience.

 

Baba is no stranger to this kind of praise. Past installments of his rap Rap Guide to... series have gotten the attention of the New York Times - who made his Rap Guide to Religion a Critic's Pick - as well as Time Out New York - who gave his Rap Guide to Evolution 4 stars, calling it "Totally original and thought-provoking."

 

Just like these past productions, the lyrics in Rap Guide to Consciousness are not only profound, but also peer-reviewed. The scientific accuracy of the show was enough to impress Neil deGrasse Tyson, who invited Baba to be a guest on his StarTalk at BAM: Science is Everywhere show, where he freestyled about the panel's discussion on free will. Consciousness was also featured on the Dana Foundation website during Brain Awareness Week and praised on Twitter by upcoming guest of the show, Deepak Chopra.

Rap Guide to Consciousness

Written and Performed by Baba Brinkman Directed by Darren Lee Cole
Visual Design by Olivia Sebesky
SoHo Playhouse

15 Vandam St New York, NY 10013

March 1 - April 29, 2018
Thursdays: 7pm
Fridays: 9pm
Saturdays: 9pm
Sundays: 7pm

 

New Dates Added:
Thursday, May 3, 2018 | 8:30PM
Saturday, May 5, 2018 | 5:00PM
Sunday, May 6, 2018 | 7:00PM
Thursday, May 10, 2018 | 9:00PM
Friday, May 11, 2018 | 9:00PM
Sunday, May 13, 2018 | 7:00PM
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 | 7:00PM
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 | 7:00PM
Thursday, May 17, 2018 | 7:00PM
Thursday, May 31, 2018 | 7:00PM

 

Special Post Show Talk Back Guests:
Friday, April 20th: Cognitive Scientist and NYU Professor, David Chalmers.
Sunday, April 22nd: Cognitive Neuroscientist and Mount Sinai Professor, Heather Berlin.
Sunday, May 13th: World-Renowned Author and Physician, Deepak Chopra.

Tickets: $39
Student Standby: $20

For more information and ticket purchases visit: http://www.sohoplayhouse.com/event/45fadfa0b02552a56f009ed0741c7ea8

 

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