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Lemon - Lemon Andersen - <span class="date-display-single">10/19/2013 - 6:00pm</span>

Lemon

10/19/2013 - 6:00pm

Overture Center for the Arts - Promenade Hall

LEMON, brings to the screen Lemon Andersen's struggle to free his family from poverty and pain as he exposes his most shocking secrets on the NY stage. It follows Lemon's desperate battle to keep the past where it belongs and move into a brighter future. Redemption may lie within Lemon's grasp when none other than Spike Lee steps in to produce his show. The stakes are high. With the power of a cliffhanger, asks the larger question: Can any of us really escape the past?

Lemon Andersen

About Presenter Lemon Andersen

 

LEMON ANDERSEN is a critically acclaimed and award-winning renaissance artist. As a poet he has the greatest number of appearances on HBO'S RUSSELL SIMMONS PRESENTS DEF POETRY--Eight times in six seasons. He is also an original cast member of RUSSELL SIMMONS PRESENTS DEF POETRY JAM ON BROADWAY--in which he won a TONY award for his writing and performance, as well as a Drama Desk Award nomination. He has been a mainstay in the spoken-word and theater scene for the past decade, performing in and selling out venues such as the Nuyorican Poets Cafe, Apollo Theater, Chicago Theater, and Hollywood's Kodak Theater. He received a standing ovation after a stellar performance in front 500,000 people at Philadelphia's Live 8. Lemon was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, where he currently resides.

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