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KING KONG, a new musical comedy exploring the clash of cultures when Jewish record executives invade the S. Bronx in 1978 in search of a "new sound", i.e., the commercial capture of rap music. Co-written with Randy Weiner, KING KONG premiered at Central Park Summer Stage and The Marcus Garvey Amphitheatre in the summer of 2013. Upcoming dates TBA.

SOUL NATIVITY a musical pageant co-written with Tracy Jack and developed over a period of ten years. After professional showings at The Duke and Theatre at St. Clements, the current plan is to reopen in 2014 in partnership with Tracy Jack's new organization Triple Threat Llc.

AINT SUPPOSED TO DIE A NATURAL DEATH (Detroit), An environmental staging of Melvin Van Peebles seminal play, staged outdoors in one of Detroit's challenged neighborhoods. A new performance initiative at a National Theatre, conceived to engage community issues and social justice throughout the United States. 2014 - 2015, dates TBA

-ALFRED PREISSER-
DIRECTOR OF THEATRE DEPARTMENT, THE HARLEM SCHOOL OF THE ARTS

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