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We Are a Masterpiece

Apr 15 | Sun | 2:00 PM | $19.01 and up
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During the AIDS crisis, patchwork families were formed; friends and co-workers becoming brothers and mothers, stepping into the holes that their family members left. When Joan meets John, an unlikely friendship blossoms between them. Seeing he's alone, she invites him into her home. John has been abandoned by his partner and family--in addition to finding solace in Joan--he forms friendships with her daughter and Tom, the janitor at the hospital, as he races to finish a masterpiece and to heal the broken pieces of his heart before he dies.Retro Productions is a New York City based, critically acclaimed and award-winning non-profit indie theatre company now in it's 13th Season. It is the mission of Retro Productions to present works of retro theatre. Retro is defined as "involving, relating to, or reminiscent of things past (American Heritage Dictionary)." At Retro Productions we will tell good theatrical stories which have an historical perspective--with an emphasis on the 20th Century--in order to broaden our own understanding of the world we live in. We believe through stories of human lives and struggles, both dramatic and comedic, we can understand social history and culture and how it affects us today.

Venue: 14 Street Y

344 East 14th Street Map