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Do The Right Thing

On the hottest day of the year on a street in Brooklyn, everyone's hate and bigotry builds until it explodes into violence.

By Mineral Point Opera House

When and where

Date and time

Starts on Thursday, August 10 · 7pm CDT


Mineral Point Opera House 139 High Street Mineral Point, WI 53565

About this event

  • 2 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

As he does every day, Sal Fragione opens the pizza parlor he's owned for 25 years. The neighborhood has changed considerably in the time he's been there and is now composed primarily of African-Americans and Hispanics. His son Pino hates it there and would like nothing better than to relocate the eatery to their own neighborhood. For Sal, however, the restaurant represents something that is part of his life, and sees it as a part of the community. What begins as a simple complaint by one of his customers, Buggin Out - who wonders why he has only pictures of famous Italian-Americans on the wall when most of his customers are black - eventually disintegrates into violence as frustration seemingly brings out the worst in everyone. (IMDB)

1989, Rated R

Adult tickets are $8 and student tickets are $4, plus applicable Eventbrite fees.

About the organizer

The Mineral Point Opera House is a theater maintaining its original historic integrity, nestled in the Driftless Region of Wisconsin. The venue hosts a diverse mix of cultural, musical, film, community, and private events.