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/peh-LO-tah/

Presented by ArtsEmerson at Emerson Paramount Center Robert J. Orchard Stage, Boston MA

May 01 - 05
/peh-LO-tah/

A love letter to black culture, soccer, and the beautiful rhythms of life

Poet-performer Marc Bamuthi Joseph’s love of soccer is a heritage story. As a child of Haitian immigrants, the blissful freedom of the soccer field represented the race toward the American dream. Using spoken word and fútbol-inspired choreography, /peh-LO-tah/ travels from the pickup games in rural Haiti to the World Cup stadiums of Rio de Janeiro and Johannesburg, all while combating the discrepancies of a game that promises freedom yet suffers from racial inequities. An exploration of

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Emerson Paramount Center Robert J. Orchard Stage

559 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111

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Dates and Times

Wednesday, May 1

7:30 pm at Emerson Paramount Center Robert J. Orchard Stage

Thursday, May 2

7:30 pm at Emerson Paramount Center Robert J. Orchard Stage

Friday, May 3

8:00 pm at Emerson Paramount Center Robert J. Orchard Stage

Saturday, May 4

8:00 pm at Emerson Paramount Center Robert J. Orchard Stage

Sunday, May 5

2:00 pm at Emerson Paramount Center Robert J. Orchard Stage

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