By Lynn Nottage
May 12-14, 26-28 and June 2-4 at Open Book
May 19-21 at MN Opera Center
Friday and Saturday shows at 7:30 pm. Sunday shows at 4 pm.
June 2nd is audio-described. May 31 is ASL-interpreted.
Run time is 2 hours and 5 minutes, which includes a 10 minute intermission.
Directed by Austene Van
Featuring Aimee Bryant, Darius Dotch, Dame-Jasmine Hughes, George Keller, Kris Nelson and Karen Wiese-Thompson
A beautiful story of an African American seamstress in the early 1900s, her long-distance correspondence and romance with a worker on the Panama Canal, and her loving friendships with a prostitute and a Jewish tailor.