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"Sistas on Fire! A Newsical"

NEWS RELEASE

Immediate: December 30, 2019

Sistas on Fire! A Newsical

January 24-26 & January 29 - February 2, 2020
Mainstage Theatre

Garden City, NY — In Sistas on Fire! A Newsical, the personal becomes the political when passionately opinionated African American women speak their minds in a soul stirring mix of song, dance, poetry and prose. The interrelated dramatic monologues examine pressing social issues from an African American female perspective.

Performed January 24-26 and January 29 through February 2, 2020 at the Mainstage Theatre, Sistas on Fire! A Newsical was written by NCC professors Marcia McNair and Anissa Moore. It’s directed by Juson Williams.

Performances of the play are at 8:00 p.m.; Sundays at 3:00 p.m. General admission tickets are $10; the cost for seniors 55 and over, students and veterans is $8. All proceeds from the Sunday, February 2nd show will go to the Dr. Kenneth V. Jenkins Memorial Scholarship Fund. The scholarship supports students of the African Diaspora who demonstrate academic achievement and outstanding participation in campus and community activities. The theatre box office can be reached at 516.572.7676 Monday through Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., except on College holidays. The theatre is located at 333 Earle Ovington Boulevard. For map and parking information, please see https://www.ncc.edu/nassauVT/images/NCCmap.pdf.

Media Contact | Charmian Smith 516.572.9634; charmian.smith@ncc.edu
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