Two celebrated dramatic comedies by Daniel Beaty, published in one volume. In Emergency, a Slave Ship emerges out of the Hudson River in front of the Statue of Liberty sending NYC into a frenzy. In Through the Night, a community of people experience an unexpected epiphany on the same evening that changes their lives forever.
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"Daniel Beaty is a name to remember, as is this vivid portrait of the African-American experience in present day New York." – TheaterMania.com
"Daniel Beaty's explosive, affecting solo play Emergency may be the most important new American drama since Angels in America." – NYTheatre.com
"A funny, passionate show." – Variety
"May be one of the most uplifting and inspiring pieces of theater you'll see this year." – TheaterMania.com
"Daniel Beaty's poetic solo show is a thing of beauty, wit, grit and piercing lyricism." – The New York Times