March 15

When Black Boys Die, a new play by camp parent Ian “Electric” Black [SOLD OUT]

Start time: 3:00pm
Support both Camp Parent Ian"Electric" Black and Camp Kinderland!


“When Black Boys Die,” written and directed by William Electric Black, is a drama about a teenage girl’s journey as she tries to understand the madness of gun violence that has killed her brother and consumed her mother (and so many other mothers who have also lost their sons to inner city violence). It is the second in a series of five plays by William Electric Black, to be collectively called “GUNPLAYS,” that address inner city violence and guns. William Electric Black (a.k.a. Ian Ellis James) is a multiple Emmy Award winner, former writer for Sesame Street, and Camp Kinderland parent.

Your purchase of one or more general admission ticket(s) to When Black Boys Die on March 15, 2015 at 3:00pm includes a talk-back with the writer and director, Ian “Electric” Black, following the show. Half of your ticket price will be donated to the Camp Kinderland scholarship fund.

Theater for the New City is located at 155 First Avenue between East 9th and East 10th streets. Please arrive at the theater 15 minutes prior to the show to receive your ticket from the Kinderland representative in the lobby. The closest subway stops are the 6 train at Astor Place, the L train at 1st Ave, the R train at 8th St NYU/Broadway, the F train at 2nd Ave and Houston, or the 4/5/6/L/N/Q/R at Union Square.