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C-MORE FESTIVAL 2019: BASTARD by Tylie R. Shider

  • the cell 338 West 23rd Street New York United States (map)

nancy manocherian's the cell + Liberation Theatre Company presents



by Tylie R. Shider

It is 1965. Ishmael, a nomadic guitarist, is incarcerated for vagrancy. To make parole he needs a residence. When he returns home to bury his father on a 24 hour furlough, he has until midnight to solicit the support of his estranged family and reclaim his inheritance.

Since it’s inception in 2016, the C-MORE festival has provided playwrights and theatre developers of color the opportunity to present work that they are passionate about and create visibility for underrepresented narratives.the cell will continue to present the festival in conjunction with Liberation Theatre Company as a part of their Writing Residency Program.