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This show closed on February 24, 2018

About HYPE MAN: a break beat play

After a decade in the rap game, front-man Pinnacle and his crew finally have the world's attention. But on the eve of their globetrotting tour, the shooting of an unarmed black teenager shakes the dynamic of the hip-hop trio and unearths years of suppressed resentment. Loyalties are tested and lines are crossed as the group navigates issues of identity, race, and gender. The latest from break beat poet and playwright Idris Goodwin (HOW WE GOT ON), HYPE MAN asks us: Who has the privilege of staying silent in the face of social injustice?

Run Time

1hr 10min

Start Date

End Date

South End / BCA Plaza Theatres

539 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02116

Boston Center for the Arts (BCA) is a not-for-profit performing and visual arts campus that supports working artists to create, perform and exhibit new works; develops new audiences; and connects the arts to community.

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