This Friday, see the play nominated for five 2018 Lucille Lortel Awards, including the title of Outstanding Play. Pipeline, a stirring piece by Dominique Morisseau, documents what happens when a mother’s hopes for her son clash with an educational system rigged against him. Check it out at Horizon Theatre Company on April 19th beginning at 8:00 p.m.
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.
"Pipeline showcases an American playwright in full blaze." – Huffington Post
Pipeline will be performed at Horizon Theatre Company. Sophisticated and funky, casual and friendly, Horizon is Atlanta’s home for the best in contemporary theatre – smart, entertaining, fun and provocative. Outstanding plays from around the world, never before seen in Atlanta. Award-winning professional actors, directors and designers. Stories that are relevant to your life… provocative and fresh stories of positive change — all up close and personal in an intimate Inman Park/Little Five Points home.
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. Pipeline has a run time of 90 minutes with no intermission. It is recommended for ages 13 and up for adult language and situations. Tickets start at $35 for the April 19th showing. Seniors may enjoy discounted admission. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.horizontheatre.com.
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Friday, April 19, 2019—8:00 PM
Event Venue Location:
Horizon Theatre Company
1083 Austin Avenue Northeast
Atlanta, Georgia 30307