[World Premiere] Trusty Sidekick Theater Company: Gumshoe

Play is a serious yet sometimes dangerous business. Gumshoe drops you into a world where facts are few, and trusted allies are fewer.  For the 125th Anniversary of Henry Street Settlement, join Trusty Sidekick Theater Company at the historic settlement house where a clandestine game is afoot, inspired by the legacy of Henry Street Settlement founder Lillian Wald.  Are you up for digging up the facts or are you stuck in place?

Based in New York City, Trusty Sidekick Theater Company creates bold, original productions for young people and their families. Rooted firmly in the belief that kids deserve theater that ignites their imaginations and makes them think about the world in a new way, the company creates work that is multidisciplinary, and its ensemble of collaborators includes artists trained in physical theater, puppetry, music, dance, animation and video projection. Hailed by The New York Times for “blur[ring] the boundaries between the imagined and the real,” Trusty Sidekick often creates performances in unconventional spaces, including a settlement house in the Lower East Side, an island in New York Harbor, and a Revolutionary War-era battleground. Experimenting with new and exciting ways for audiences of all ages to interact with live performance, Trusty Sidekick redefines the theatrical experience for a new generation.

Gumshoe is commissioned by Abrons Arts Center and is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council. This program has been made possible in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the Human Endeavor.
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