It’s always fascinating to be a small piece of an enormous work, such as This is Reading. For months, you hear bits and bobs about the grand scheme but focus only on your tiny piece. This past weekend, we saw it all come together at Franklin Street Station.
We continue our investigation into Atlantic Yards, the largest development project in Brooklyn’s history. When it is finished, it will house the Barclays Center, the new home of the Brooklyn (neé New Jersey) Nets. Here, Billy Eugene Jones plays a homeowner who lived in the footprint of the site, Marsha Stephanie Blake plays City Councilor Letitia James and Sam Breslin Wright plays Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz. Jones returns at the end of the episode to sing “The Circle Song” by Michael Friedman.
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