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The Magnolia Ballet, Part 1

by Terry Guest

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The Magnolia Ballet, Part 1

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Dates

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Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 8pm
Saturdays at 3pm, beginning October 22
Sundays at 2pm

Description

A National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere
A co-production with Plowshares Theatre in Detroit

What do we do with the ugly history of racial injustice in America? Do we put it on display or lock it away and hope to forget it? Do we embrace it or are we embarrassed of it? What happens if we decided to just burn it all to the ground, could we ever rebuild? The Magnolia Ballet, Part 1 is a Southern Gothic fable about a Queer Black boy, his father and the ghosts that live in the walls of their old family home. Spanning 400 years, the show explores the complex relationships between multiple generations of Black and White people living in the state of Georgia.

Support for the Williamston Theatre Comes From
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  • MCACA
  • National