A reporter and a messenger boy fall in love in this story of the intersection of queerness and class
B-Boy Blues explores the up and down relationship between Mitchell Crawford, a 27-year old reporter, and Raheim Rivers, a 21-year old bike messenger and B-boy (banjeeboy). Class and culture clash as the two fall for one another.
Based on James Earl Hardy’s innovative, best-selling novel series, hailed as the first gay hip-hop love story.
"Overall, the production has the rough-hewn quality that is typical of a festival entry of this sort. But if you are patient and attentive to everything as it unfolds, you may find yourself quite taken with the story of Mitchell and Raheim and of the lives being depicted."
Can a 27-year-old Black gay professional journalist and a 21-year-old Blatino bicycle messenger with an out of wedlock son find love and happiness together in Brooklyn? That is the crux of author James Earl Hardy’s compelling class-conscious drama "B-Boy Blues The Play," where all of its characters are confident of their varied sexuality.