Written & Directed by Hartford native, Sharece M. Sellem
Executive Producers, Khalil Lundy & Stevie D. of The Force MD’s
Music Director, Colin Ivan Osborn
Saturday, November 26, 2016
2:00pm Show Advance Tickets $25
7:00pm Show Advance Tickets $27
Door Price $30
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In the 1980’s, a group of teens formed a sound that no one had ever heard, and a brotherhood that couldn’t be broken. After the funeral of beloved member Frankie, the surviving members of legendary Hip-Hop R&B group, The Force MD’s take a musical journey through their past joys and sorrows. From performing on the deck of the Staten Island Ferry to sold out shows with icons of the 80’s, The Force MD’s relive their determination to make everyone remember their borough! Legends of the Forgotten Borough is the true story of the legendary group The Force MD’s, who created music blending Hip-Hop, R&B and Doo-Wop while on the streets of Staten Island and brought it straight into America’s heart.Some of their hit songs made the Billboard top 100: Tender Love, Love Is A House, etc. Please note: Legends of the Forgotten Borough is inspired by the story of the Force MD’s.
THIS PRODUCTION WAS A MAIN STAGE SELECTION FOR THE ATLANTA BLACK THEATER FESTIVAL, COLUMBUS DAY WEEKEND 2015 TAKING HOME A FESTIVAL FAVORITE AWARD FOR BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR!
A MUST SEE!
“I thought the play was incredibly powerful, moving…so many men in our community could really benefit from seeing a play of almost all men that look like them-that are positive and energetic. The crowd was enthusiastic!” -Audience Member, Bregamos Community Theater, December 2014