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Facing fear with love in “The Brief Wonderus Life of Oscar Wao”
April 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm$26
Book-It hosts a Literature to Life/Young Audiences of New York adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel that chronicles the life of Oscar de León, an overweight Dominican boy growing up in Paterson, New Jersey. Oscar is obsessed with science fiction and fantasy novels, falling in love, and the curse that has plagued his family for generations. Performed by artist Elvis Nolasco (“American Crime”, “She’s Gotta Have It”), this production shows the importance of facing fear with love.
WHEN: Previews: Thursday, April 19 and Friday, April 20
Opening Night: Saturday, April 21
Closing: Sunday, May 6
TIMES: Wednesday–Saturday 7:30 pm (Matinées on April 25 and May 5)
Sundays 2:00 pm