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JUL 13 – JUL 14, 2011

by Radha Blank

part of the Hip-Hop Theater Festival

in the Kogod Cradle

Extras & Insights

“He my seed! Came out my body. You got a problem with that, take it up with God.” – Latonya, Seed

In Rehearsal

Seed from the Source video
Playwright Radha Blank and director Niegel Smith discuss their process developing Seed from the rehearsal room.

From the Wings

Beyond the Mic: In Conversation with Kamilah Forbes text
Join Kamilah Forbes, artistic director of the Hip-Hop Theater Festival, for a conversation about the hip-hop movement and what to look forward to at the Hip-Hop Theater Festival this year.

Radha’s Playlist text
Grab your earphones and check out the song list that inspired playwright Radha Blank’s creation of Seed.

Spotlight On…

NoHa and Beyond: A Brief History of Harlem textphotos
Explore one of America’s most famous neighborhoods from renaissance to modernity.

From Social to Societal: Social Workers in the U.S. text
Learn more about the history of social workers in the U.S.

David Copperfield: The Book of the Bookish textphotos
Discover how Charles Dickens’ masterpiece ties into Radha Blank’s Seed.

Women Behind Bars: Correctional Facilities in the U.S. text
An analysis on the challenges for incarcerated women in the U.S.

Seed through Time textphotos
Travel through time and explore key moments in the lives of the Seed characters in relation to important events occurring in the world around them.


The Beat Goes On: Hip-Hop Theater Productions text
Curious to learn more about other hip-hop theater productions like Seed? Check out descriptions of a selection of hip-hop theater productions from around the country.

Extras & Insights is funded, in part, by a grant from the National Endowment of the Humanities.

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