Commissioned by New York Theatre Workshop, 2001

Developed by Sundance Theatre Lab, 2005

Fellowship from New York Foundation for the Arts, 2006

Directed by Kate Whoriskey


Under the watchful eye of an omniscient cockroach, New York is Bleeding follows the lives of seven New Yorkers — a black maid, an Irish seamstress and her unemployed son, a black longshoreman, a wealthy white manufacturer and his two children — as New York City erupts into the worst riot in American history after Abraham Lincoln signs the first conscription act. Based on actual events. 

 
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