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Crossroads Theater, Walter Mosley's Play, "LIFT"!

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With best-selling mysteries like “Devil in a Blue Dress” among his more than three dozen books, Walter Mosley is a master of crime fiction who knows how to put his characters into tight, scary situations. In “Lift,” his new drama of suspense that begins performances This Fall at Crossroads Theater Company in New Brunswick!
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The writer traps two strangers within an urban nightmare: Inside a damaged elevator that is stuck high up in a burning skyscraper.
Disturbing undertones of Sept. 11 aside, Mr. Mosley said his dramatic fiction was mostly about revealing the inner lives of the characters who are grappling with such terrors. “They are those average-looking people you see beside you every day who have interesting back stories that you wouldn’t ever suspect,” he said in a telephone interview from his home in Brooklyn.