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    Do the Right Thing

    Presented by at Bright Family Screening Room, Paramount Center

    January 19, 2013

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    Do the Right Thing

    ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage presents: Do the Right Thing. On the hottest day of the summer in the Bedford-Stuyvesant area of Brooklyn, a series of small misunderstandings in the colorful community eventually explodes into a riot ignited by racial politics, prejudice and misinformation. With a Korean grocery store, an Italian pizza parlor and a strong African-American community as the background, the multi-faceted characters perform...

    ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage presents: Do the Right Thing. On the hottest day of the summer in the Bedford-Stuyvesant area of Brooklyn, a series of small misunderstandings in the colorful community eventually explodes into a riot ignited by racial politics, prejudice and misinformation. With a Korean grocery store, an Italian pizza parlor and a strong African-American community as the background, the multi-faceted characters perform sometimes startling actions that calls into question what exactly the “right thing” is. Considered a masterpiece for director Spike Lee, Do the Right Thing is bolstered by the acting talents of Ruby Dee, Ossie Davis and Samuel L. Jackson, among others.


    Bright Family Screening Room, Paramount Center

    559 Washington Street
    Boston, MA 02111

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    General Public: $10 | Members and Seniors: $7.50 | Students: $5 | Emerson Students: Free



    Phone: 617-824-8400


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