The Realness (a break beat play)

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Presented by New Manifest Theatre Company at Mastrogeorge Theatre, Austin TX

Jan 17 - 26
The Realness (a break beat play)

The Realness is a coming-of-age love story set to the beat of hip hop history.

New Manifest Theatre Company brings killer rhymes, humor and heart to Austin’s Mastrogeorge Theatre with the regional premier of Idris Goodwin’s ​The Realness (a break beat play). ​The production, directed by Simone Alexander, runs from January 17 – 26, 2019.

The Realness ​is a coming-of-age love story set to the beat of hip hop history. The play tackles questions about authenticity and class collision in 1996. Idris Goodwin’s script seamlessly shifts between dialogue, rap,

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Admission: $20 general admission
$15 veterans/military, seniors, students, artists
$30 VIP (includes premium seating and one drink)


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Drinks are available in the lobby for a donation. There will also be a silent auction featuring work from Austin-area street artists.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Mastrogeorge Theatre

130 Pedernales Street Suite 318B, Austin, TX 78702

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