The OK Trenton Project
The OK Trenton Project is a documentary-style play about the reaction to a sculpture entitled “Helping Hands,” which was designed and built by local students and installed on a vacant city-owned lot in Trenton, NJ. Following concerns that the sculpture too closely resembled a gang symbol and could send the wrong message to residents, the piece was ultimately removed. Told through the words of Trenton’s law enforcement, city officials, artists, residents, and students, this play tells the story of what one piece of art can mean to a community.
Scheduled to premiere as a full production in October of 2021.
Our online PlayLab Preview videos take viewers through the process of how each show is created. The PlayLab preview for The OK Trenton Project will be available to view from September 23, 2020-June 31, 2021. A link will be available soon, so please check back for updates!
To learn about online interviews with The OK Trenton Project artists David Lee White, Richard Bradford, and Wendi Smith, click here.
For educators who are interested in bring their classes to the live reading of The OK Trenton Project, our study guide, known as Passage Postscript, will be available here on April 26, 2021.
|June 19, 2021||7:00pm|