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        Tenement Life | Act One

        Young Moss Hart begs his aunt to take him to the theatre, and she finally agrees to take him to a matinee. Young Moss entertains his classmates with stories. Moss's father has a fight with Aunt Kate and kicks her out of their tenement. Moss hates his father, and is made to go to work instead of continuing school. This scene briefly shows the racism against the Irish that occurred during this time, in the factory.

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