Hanging onto a Rent Stabilized Apartment at All Costs

Stephen McKinley Henderson, Ray Anthony Thomas, and Victor Almanzar in "Between Riverside and Crazy," written by Stephen Adly Guirgis, directed by Austin Pendleton, at the Atlantic Theater Company.

Playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis discusses his new play “Between Riverside and Crazy,” along with director Austin Pendleton, and star Stephen McKinley Henderson. The play tells the story of an ex-cop and recent widower Walter “Pops” Washington and his recently paroled son, Junior, struggle to hold on to one of the last, great rent-stabilized apartments on Riverside Drive, while fending off his landlord, cops, the church, and City Hall. The play is playing July 31- August 23 at the Atlantic Theater Company’s Linda Gross Theater.