Feeding The Dragon, Living In A New York Public Library

Mar 30, 2018

Sharon Washington performs in 'Feeding The Dragon.'
Credit Jon Kalish / WBGO

For much of the 20th Century some public libraries in New York had apartments on the premises for custodians who needed to keep the coal furnaces running 24/7. A new play has opened by a woman who grew up in one of these apartments. You can hear a report from WBGO’s Jon Kalish above.