By Lorraine Hansberry
School Performances for this show are sold out. If you would like to be placed on a waiting list, please call 502-313-5960
The Youngers are a poor African-American family living in the South Side of Chicago in the 1950s. Lena Younger, the matriarch of the family, receives a $10,000 insurance check when her husband dies. She wants to use the money to buy a house, but her family has other ideas.
School Performances: September 20, 21, 27, 28 at 10:00 a.m. (Tickets $6.00)
Public Performances: September 22, 23, 29, 30 at 7:00 p.m. (Tickets $10.00-$12.00)
School Performance: September 7 at 10:00 a.m.
Christine Tassan et les Imposteures are an all-woman Gypsy-jazz quartet that continues to reinvent this timeless music while integrating new ideas and influences with an originality and flair they have become familiar with. From standards to original compositions, the Imposteures’ musical arrangements innovate, rejuvenate and leave room for unbridled creativity from four talented and accomplished young women. School-time performance price is $6.00 per student.
Musical by Don McKayle
This musical celebrates the legacy of Duke Ellington. Act I takes us from his early days at The Cotton Club through his widening acceptance abroad, while Act II explores the private man as captured in his music. It is a high-stepping salute inspired by the glamorous nightlife and sensuous highlife of The Duke.
School Performances: November 20, 21 at 10:00 (Tickets $6.00)
Public Performances: November 16, 17, 18, 19 at 7:00 (Tickets $10.00-$15.00)
School Performances: February 14 and 15 at 10:00 (Tickets $6.00)
Public Performances: February 16, 17 at 7:00; February 18 at 2:00 (Tickets $10.00-$12.00)
School Performances: March 1, 2, 15, 16 at 10:00 ($3.00 per ticket)
Public Performances: March 2, 3, 16, 17 at 7:00 (Tickets $10.00-$12.00)
By Steven Dietz
This Random World asks the serious question of how often we travel parallel paths through the world without noticing. From an ailing woman who plans one final trip, to her daughter planning one great escape and her son falling prey to a prank gone wrong, this funny, intimate, and heartbreaking play explores the lives that may be happening just out of reach of our own.
School Performances: April 18, 19, 25, 26 at 10:00 (Tickets $6.00)
Public Performances: April 19, 20, 26, 28 at 7:00 (Tickets $10.00-$12.00)