January 10 & January 15, 2023 Run Time: 75 Minutes
Created by Eric Lockley
Directed by Shariffa Ali
Presented in collaboration with The Movement Theatre Company
When the prospect of a far-off place called Home seems more appealing than the terrors of Earth, Marcus, a down and out teacher, launches himself on a journey across planets and centuries. Marcus risks everything, and a dysfunctional space crew will stop at nothing to discover Home. But as they encounter mysterious alien figures, Afro-Bots, and a very uncertain future, Home may not be all that they expected. SWEET CHARIOT is an Afro-futuristic exploration of the sorted line between escape and resilience, posing the question: is true liberation only possible for Black people beyond Earth?
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SPONSORS & ADDITIONAL SUPPORT.
Special thanks to New York Stage and Film, the Axe-Houghton Foundation and New Georges for development support.