ACROSS THE WATER
Written by Mona Mansour.
Directed by Scott Illingworth.
Costumes by Angela Harner.
Lights by Drew Florida.
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A ferry ride away from the turmoil of Manhattan is Staten Island, an island of cultural conflict unto itself.
The “fifth borough” reveals its forgotten and marginalized history from the discoveries of Verrazano to the hardships of Willowbrook to the uncertainties of today.