Seattle Repertory Theatre’s “brownsville song (b-side for tray)” – Beyond the Theatre

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When high school senior Tramaine (“Tray”) Berry Thompson is killed by a random act of gun violence, his family and friends seek hope and resilience in their memories of his vibrant, all-too-brief existence.

Stories like Tray’s are sadly all too common in America today. In fact, playwright Kimber Lee was inspired to write brownsville song (b-side for tray) after learning about the untimely death of a young boxer in a Brooklyn gang shooting. You can learn more about the development of brownsville song here and attend the play at the Seattle Repertory Theatre March 25 – April 24. Continue reading “Seattle Repertory Theatre’s “brownsville song (b-side for tray)” – Beyond the Theatre”