Pulling It All Into The Current

Starring Letta Neely

September 26, 2023 @ 7:00 pm

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Delve into the intersections of queerness, Blackness, and consciousness as you embark on an emotional journey through the lives and struggles of a constellation of vibrant characters. From teenagers to veterans, elders to addicts, queers to teachers, each bring their unique perspective and share profound insights into the human experience.

Meet Rhonda, a fifteen-year-old whose path to self-discovery is filled with painful experiences. Follow Chocolate Marsh, a recovering addict, as he continues a transformative journey of healing and redemption. Join Laprecious, a teenage mother, as she navigates the delicate balance between her aspirations for her new daughter and protecting her from a harsh world.

Enter the vibrant world of Corner, a flamboyant artist whose art becomes a courageous voice of resistance against the gentrification of his beloved neighborhood. Experience the poetic brilliance of Professor Crooked-Leg Boo, a street poet whose evocative songs shed light on the harsh realities of street life.

And finally, be inspired by Preacher as he uplifts and motivates those around him with his unwavering faith and inspiring words straight from the middle passage.

Prepare to be transported on an emotional journey as Letta navigates the complexities of identity, self-discovery, redemption, and resilience.

Writer/Performer: Letta Neely

Director: Greg Allen

Running Time: 92 minutes

Genre: Spoken Word, Poetry, Drama

Website: www.lettaneely.com/shows