From Russell Simmons and the Producers of DEF COMEDY JAM, four more historic days/nights of DEF POETRY JAM will be filmed in New York on February 22, 23, 24, 25, 2005 for HBO. MORE SHOWS, MORE POETRY -- BE PART OF THE LIVE DEF POETRY EXPERIENCE!
There will be two shows each night - 6:30 PM and 9:30 PM except for WEDNESDAY and THURSDAY, February 23rd and 24th when there will be three shows - 2:00 PM, 6:30 PM and 9:30 PM. The shows will feature roots stars and future sensations -- URSULA RUCKER to SEKU SUNDIATA. Each show will present 10 different poets. Mos Def will host all TEN shows. In addition to the best performance poetry in the nation, there will be a celebrity guest reader at each show.
If you missed being in the audience for the last season don't miss out this time, RSVP quickly or you might not get tickets. YOU MUST BE 18 YEARS OR OLDER TO ATTEND DEF POETRY AND YOU MUST LIVE IN THE NEW YORK CITY AREA TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR TICKETS OR BE IN NYC DURING THE TAPING WEEK.
If you are interested in being part of these exclusive free,live television events, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with the following information in both the subject line and body of your email:
1. Def Poetry 05
2. your full name
3. your email address (one which will not "spam" out our reply to you.)
4. your phone number(s)
5. which show(s) you can attend, Put "ANY SHOW" if you can attend any of the 10 shows (DO NOT PUT "ANY SHOW" IF YOU CAN'T ATTEND THE AFTERNOON SHOWS!! Please note if you are flexible about which show you can attend you are more likely to get tickets. We don't generally give tickets to more than one show but if you wish to attend an afternoon show and an evening show we will allow for that this year.)
6. 4 tickets is the maximum number we can allow per request.(please don't ask for 4 tickets unless you are 100% sure you will use them. Thanks)
Example: Def Poetry 05/Angela Davisemail@example.com /(212) 555-1212 /ANY SHOW/4 tickets
Please refer to the shows as follows: (you must be at the shows at least 45 min. before ShowTime)
Show 1 - TUESDAY, February 22, 2005 - 6:30PM
Show 2 - TUESDAY, February 22, 2005 - 9:30PM
Show 3 - WEDNESDAY, February 23, 2005 - 2:00PM
Show 4 - WEDNESDAY, February 23, 2005- 6:30PM
Show 5 - WEDNESDAY, February 23, 2005 - 9:30PM
Show 6 - THURSDAY, February 24, 2005 - 2:00PM
Show 7 - THURSDAY, February 24, 2005 - 6:30PM
Show 8 - THURSDAY, February 24, 2005 - 9:30PM
Show 9 - FRIDAY, February 25, 2005 - 6:30PM
Show 10 - FRIDAY, February 25, 2005 - 9:30PM
"ANY SHOW" - MEANS YOU CAN ATTEND ANY OF THE 10 SHOWS INCLUDING AFTERNOON SHOWS!
You are more likely to receive tickets if you are flexible and can attend any of the shows. If you know of a group interested in attending either of the afternoon shows, please write "GROUP" in the Subject line of your email and we will respond quickly. Thank you.
We will contact you via email or phone with a detailed confirmation if there are tickets available. You should hear from us within four/five days but at latest by Monday, February, 21, 2005. PLEASE DO NOT EMAIL US DUPLICATE REQUESTS THIS IS CONFUSING FOR US AND WON'T HELP YOU GET TICKETS.
If you have not heard from us by MONDAY, Feb. 21, 2005 that is because we have run out of tickets.
We receive so many emails about the show we are unable to respond to all of them. As of Monday - 2/7/05, We do have lots of tickets so many of you will will be able to attend. Thanks for understanding.
Come check out Def Poetry and expect to be changed and entertained!!!
EMAIL ~ firstname.lastname@example.org