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Between Riverside & Crazy

February 24-27, 2022
March 3-5, 2022

Walter “Pops” Washington is a retired New York City policeman. His wife has died and his son, “Junior”, has just been released from jail. They live in New York City. Junior’s girlfriend, Lulu, and Oswaldo, a recovering addict, also spend time at the apartment. Walter has been pursuing a discrimination suit against the Police Department, because he was accidentally shot by another police officer. City Hall is demanding more than his signature, the landlord wants him out, the liquor store is closed — and the Church won’t leave him alone. For Pops Washington and Junior, the struggle to hold on to one of the last great rent stabilized apartments on Riverside Drive collides with old wounds, sketchy new houseguests, and a final ultimatum. For them,it seems the old days are dead and gone — after a lifetime living Between Riverside and Crazy.


Winner: The 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Drama; The 2015 New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Play

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