| Open: 03/03/06 Close: 03/19/06
Offspring, directed by Stacy Waring, is a provocative drama about the obsessive desire of a wealthy white woman to have a child
by a youmg blalck militant for what she thinks are all the right reasons. The play challenges common views about race, family and
community. It is for mature audiences only.
|Shakin' The Mess Outta Misery
| Open: 04/11/05 Close: 04/11/05
Daughter, a young woman, says goodbye to the last of her caretakers. Women in the community raised her and taught her things she needed to know as a woman. Her Big Mamas prepare Daughter to go to the river, a rite of passage. Along the way, Daughter learns about how Big Mama, Aunt Mae, Miss Corine, and the rest of the women came to be strong, self-reliant Black women. She also learns about herself and the mystery behind her mother's absence. Secrets are revealed and a young life is changed forever in the climax of this touching, funny drama.