February 7, 2024 Garden City, NY  

In Celebration of Black History Month
Nassau Community College Presents

What to Send Up When It Goes Down, Feb. 9 – Feb. 18 

WHO:                        The Africana Studies and Theatre and Dance Departments at Nassau Community
                                  College present What to Send Up When It Goes Down, by Aleshea Harris, directed by
                                  Danielle Criss. 

WHAT:                     Experience ritual theater that explores the absurdity of racism in a series of
                                    interactive  vignettes exploring the history and legacy of racially-motivated
                                    violence.  The audience learns how to cope, resist and move forward through
                                    facilitated dialogue.

                                   Presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Samuel French, Inc.
                                   A portion of the proceeds from the show will go to the Professor Kenneth V. Jenkins
                                   Memorial Scholarship Fund. The scholarship is in memory of the beloved NCC
                                   professor and chairperson of the Africana Studies Department. 

WHEN:                      February 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, and 18
                                     Evening shows 7:30 p.m.; Sunday matinees 2:00 p.m.
                                     Reception immediately following Sunday, February 11 matinee in the
                                     College Center Building at Nassau Community College.

TICKETS:                 General Admission Tickets:  $12.00
                                   NCC Students:  Free with valid ID
                                   Discount Tickets:  $10.00 veterans, alumni, NCC employees,
                                   seniors 60+ and students - any age.
                                   NCC Ticket Box Office:  516.572.7676; M-F 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

WHERE:                   Nassau Community College
                                    Little Theatre - Building W
                                    Garden City, NY 11530

About Nassau Community College | State University of New York

Nassau Community College, a campus of the State University of New York, provides a comprehensive public college experience designed to transform lives through higher education. Serving 14,000 full-time, part-time and continuing education students, NCC offers more than 80 programs that lead to the associate’s degree or certificate. Through on-campus and online offerings, the College educates local and international students, and boasts 162,000 alumni. Situated on 225 acres in Garden City, Long Island, the college grounds reside in historic Nassau County, one of the most desirable locations to live in the United States and an epicenter for business and careers. Since 1959, NCC has earned a nationwide reputation for academic excellence, affordability, and ease of transferability to four-year schools.  

Media Contact:  Lindsey Angioletti | lindsey.angioletti@ncc.edu | C:  (516) 320-0695


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