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Chloe Sevigny and The Cast of Seth Zvi Rosenfeld’s Downtown Race Riot Meet The Press

Chloe Sevigny and The Cast of Seth Zvi Rosenfeld’s Downtown Race Riot Meet The Press
Seth Zvi Rosenfeld, Chloe Sevigny

Seth Zvi Rosenfeld, Chloe Sevigny

Seth Zvi Rosenfeld’s Downtown Race Riot curtesy of  The New Group meet the press this morning. Directed by Scott Elliott, this world premiere production begins previews November 14th with an opening night set for Sunday, December 3rd. Downtown Race Riot is a limited Off-Broadway engagement running until December 23rd at The Pershing Square Signature Center (The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre, 480 West 42nd Street).

Daniel Sovich, Josh Pais, Moise Morancy, Sadie Scott, Chloe Sevigny, David Levi, Cristian DeMeo

Daniel Sovich, Josh Pais, Moise Morancy, Sadie Scott, Chloe Sevigny, David Levi, Cristian DeMeo

On a hot late summer day in 1976, a mob of young men – all white except one – descended on Washington Square Park with pipes and bats, and attacked any people of color they could find. Seth Zvi Rosenfeld takes us back to that day, to the cramped Village apartment of Mary Shannon, a strung-out, free-wheeling single mom, as her son Pnut and his Haitian best friend Massive wrestle with their obligation to join the riot. The boys, torn between loyalty to each other and to the neighborhood, grasp for ways to keep the violence from destroying their friendship forever. A snapshot of a time not so different than today, when a new social freedom ran smack into the forces of reaction, and when the stakes were truly life and death. Scott Elliott directs this world premiere of Downtown Race Riot for The New Group, launching the company’s 2017-2018 season.

Downtown Race Riot 

The cast consists of  Daniel Sovich, Josh Pais, Moise Morancy, Sadie Scott, Chloe Sevigny, David Levi and Cristian DeMeo.

Daniel Sovich

Daniel Sovich

Josh Pais

Josh Pais

Moise Morancy

Moise Morancy

Sadie Scott

Sadie Scott

 Chloe Sevigny

Chloe Sevigny

David Levi

David Levi

Christian Demeo

Christian Demeo

Sadie Scott, Chloe Sevigny, David Levi

Sadie Scott, Chloe Sevigny, David Levi

Seth Zvi Rosenfeld

Seth Zvi Rosenfeld

Off Broadway

Magda Katz has been in the entertainment world for most of her life as a child actress, assistant to the head publicist of Avco Embassy Pictures, theatrical print agent. She went on to manage the show business career of her 2 children for over 15 years. For the last five years Magda has been filming and editing video trailers of live performances as well as celebrity interviews. Broadway After Dark was the first website to feature her video trailers. She contributed in creating a star studded 90th birthday party for Mickey Rooney at Feinstein’s at the Regency Hotel. Her video trailers have a large international following. Videos are featured on www.t2conline.com. All of Magda’s videos can be viewed at http://www.youtube.com/user/MagdaCorrespondent

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