9/24/2006

Wabi Sabi Productions Brings Multimedia Theater To Broadway With Katrina: A Whole Lotta Water

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New York, NY--Sept 25, 2006-- Wabi Sabi Productions, a non-profit organization that produces shows, videos, events, and performances dealing with social, health and political community issues, have focused on the ongoing tragedies of hurricane Katrina.

Producer, writer, and director, Emmitt Thrower and Hip Hop Artist/Activist "Shakka" have teamed up to undertake the psychological and emotional issues around Katrina with a multimedia production on Broadway called Katrina: A Whole Lotta Water.

Emmitt Thrower is a former NYC Police officer who utilizes art and theater for social expression and change with his company Wabi Sabi Production Inc. Thrower has produced over 11 plays on and off Broadway during the past 16 months. His plays address social, health, and political issues. The other half of the team is Shakka, a Harlem resident whose family is from Baton Rouge. He also uses art for social change, namely the Shakka child abuse project. The partnership made sense and blossomed into creative expressions on stage through music and acting.

The opening of the hip-hop multimedia musical Katrina: A Whole Lotta Water is Nov 9, 2006 at 8 PM at the Producers Club II located at 616 Ninth Ave, New York City. Five performances have been added for November 10 through November 12, 2006: Friday 8 PM, Saturday 2 PM & 8 PM, Sunday 2 PM & 6 PM. Tickets are available at www.theatermania.com and by calling 212 352-3101. Groups can call 917 716-6635 for tickets. The cost of admission ranges from $20- $30.

Company: Wabi Sabi Productions
Contact: Emmitt Thrower
Address: 890 Trinity Ave, Bronx NY 10456
Cell: 917 716-6635
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