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SigWorks: Ay Gerald!

by Vaughn Ryan Midder

December 9, 2019



Based on the beloved ‘90s cartoon, Hey Arnold!, Ay Gerald! flips the script to turn the spotlight on Gerald, Arnold’s African American best friend in their inner-city neighborhood. Despite his inseparability from his White best friend, Gerald finds his experiences are not the same as his peers, and he is forced to mature much more quickly in this dynamic robbing-of-age story about growing up Black without losing your joy.

Ay Gerald! is presented as part of SigWorks: Monday Night Play Readings, an initiative that highlights and supports the work of DMV and regional playwrights. This series is an opportunity for playwrights, actors, directors, and patrons to explore new plays in a fun and informal environment. To learn about our other SigWorks programs visit our SigWorks page.

Readings take place in the ARK Theatre
Free, No Reservations Required

  • New work at Signature Theatre is sponsored by Dan and Gloria Logan.