In the lounge Sixteen Hamza Zaman with A Brave Artist Collective Production

About This Show

Zaman’s third foray into the criminal INjustice system following his play Fresh Meat which premiered at FringeNYC to a sold out house, and Redemption, a solo show at The ONE Festival. Sixteen is a multi genre show which examines the root causes of criminal activity at or near the inception point.  Incorporating dance, spoken word poetry and multi media, it cracks open the narrative structure of traditional theatrical works into something new that evokes the timeless origins of drama.   

about the artist

Hamza Zaman is an award winning filmmaker and critically acclaimed playwright and actor. He has won awards for his films Blue Skies and Vemana which tackle topics of drug addiction and spirituality.  His play Fresh Meat began his INjustice trilogy which examines our justice system. Redemption, the next show in the series is slated to perform at Rikers for their juvenile correctional program. The final chapter in the series is 16. His theatrical pursuits are developed under the auspices of the Brave Artist Collective ( and his films with his production company Headless Films (  He is also the co-founder of the New York Actors Gym ( performance group based in New York City.

Thursday, August 17 at 7:30pm

Free Admission

Estimated Runtime
48 minutes

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Brady Bryson, Brazil Malik, Maria Tsaguriya, Niazja Rios, Vincent Vaccarro, Alexandra Bernal, Kat Miani, Julianne Lavalee, Marc Castro, Wally White, Lordrup Lang, Chelsea Roth, Kelsey Garber, Melody Mokhtarian, Jennifer Becker, Steven Smith

Costume Design:  

Chelsea Roth

Visual FX:  

Hamza Zaman

Photo credit:

Amir Shenawi