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Experiments 18: After School Special (6/25/18)
Monday, June 25, 2018 at 7:00PM

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47 Great Jones Street
(between Bowery andLafayette Street)
New York, NY 10003

Experiments 18:
After School Special
by Kyle T. Wilson
directed by Illana Stein

Stewart is finishing up the worst day of her terrible school year as a special ed teacher-in-training in central Los Angeles. It will all be over as soon as she gets through a detention period for her most defiant student, Frankie. Since she wouldn’t let Frankie get on the bus home, he wants her to track down his mother to come get him but she’s nowhere to be found. Meanwhile Stewart’s phone keeps ringing with unwelcome calls from a mysterious figure out of her past. Frankie’s anger and worry over his mother combine with Stewart’s distracted panic to create a volatile, dangerous classroom situation for both of them.

AFTER SCHOOL SPECIAL is a tough-hearted comedy about the challenge of giving and receiving help across social, racial, and hierarchical divides.