“THERE GOES THE NEIGHBORHOOD”
Four stories. Two centuries. One neighborhood.
In Michele Carlo's 55-minute solo show “There Goes the Neighborhood,” she learns she must move from the street where she’s lived over 20 years. Her frantic apartment search parallels the possible tipping point for her Brooklyn neighborhood’s gentrification…which also may have been her own doing, as well. And then there's this bear...
An excerpt of "There Goes The Neighborhood from NYC performance organization The Field's "Fielday" on May 19, 2018. And check out my profile as The Field’s Artist of the Month!
“Michele’s imaginative and hilarious take on the gentrification of South Slope, Brooklyn is a great example of how storytelling and humor can spark dialogue and bring us closer to the emotional truths of issues.”
- Steve Zeitlin, Founder and Director of City Lore