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SEP 22 – OCT 18, 2015



In the tradition of creating opportunities for local artists, we proudly feature Opening Acts 20 minutes prior to select performances of Mr. Joy:

OCT 7, 8, 10 & 11
Society of Urban Poets (S.O.U.P.)

The mission of the Society of Urban Poetry (S.O.U.P.) is to unite literary poets and spoken word artists across the Boston area. S.O.U.P. recognizes the diversity among creative individuals and groups across gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, faith, ability, and age.

We seek to do dope poetry with dope people; to shed light on poetry and spoken word as integral pieces of the Boston Creative Arts community; and to foster an inclusive network that embraces all forms of diversity, and aims to bridge divisions that still exist within the poetic community.

Brandon Green (Poet, Playwright, Actor)

Brandon G. Green is an actor/poet/playwright from Selma, AL, currently residing in Boston. Brandon made his Boston debut with Company One & Arts Emerson's production of WE ARE PROUD... Recent credits include King Lear (Commonwealth Shakespeare Company), Last Believer (Fresh Ink's Mad Dash), Picnic (Brand New Classic), Intimate Apparel (Lyric Stage) & ...U.M... (Brandeis). Brandon will next be seen in Company One & Arts Emerson's production of An Octoroon. Alabama State University, BA. Brandeis University, MFA.


  • Location: Emerson/Jackie Liebergott Black Box
  • Ages: All Ages
  • Run Time: 85 minutes with no intermission
  • Welcome to Boston Cast Party: Sep. 21
  • Local Artists Set The Stage: Oct 7-11


  • Written by: Daniel Beaty
  • Directed by: David Dower
  • Starring: Tangela Large