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 All performances take place at 302. W. Buffalo Street
Wheelchair access by elevator at the entrance near the corner of Buffalo and Albany


 

Extra performances of On the Corner are made possible by:

Cornell Cooperative of Tompkins County
Greenstar Cooperative Market
Kathy Yoselson Fierce Determination Fund of the Community Foundation
GIAC

With sponsorship from:

Center for Transformative Action
Dorothy Cotton Insitute
Multicultural Resource Center
Tompkins County Office of Human Rights
Village at Ithaca


Performances are at Beverly J. Martin Elementary School Library
Click here for FREE tickets! With no reservation fee!

Thursday, November 19 @ 7:00pm

Saturday, November 21 @ 7:00pm

Sunday, November 22 @ 2:00pm


On the Corner follows Julian, an African-American teenager, and the white police officer who detains him, as they travel from the Wall Street slave market of 1690, to a Bronx high school in 1978. When they disagree about the meaning of this history, their journey leads them to the heart of our divided America, and the possibility of a new future.

On the Corner has been in development since June 2015 as a group of community volunteers have come together twice a week to investigate the Corner and devise and develop scenes and characters.


 Performing in On the Corner are:

Donna Acquavella
Helen T. Clark
Terrell M. Dickson
Heather Duke
Alan Godfrey
Rachel Gould
Jharrel Jerome
Andrea Owens
Mar Pérez
James Schultz
Godfrey L. Simmons, Jr.*
Seth Soulstein
Jason Wilson
Sylvie Yntema
Nia Nunn-Makepeace &
Dancers of the Community Unity Music Education Program (CUMEP)
Rudy Nuñez on the drum!

*Member of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and StageManagers in the United States, appearing under a Special Appearance Contract.