Crowns

Regina Taylor
Adapted from the book by Michael Cunningham and Craig Marberry

November 9-15, 2018

Fri/Sat 8:00PMĀ  Sun 2:00PM

Upstairs at the Henegar

A MOVING AND CELEBRATORY MUSICAL PLAY IN WHICH HATS BECOME A SPRINGBOARD FOR AN EXPLORATION OF BLACK HISTORY AND IDENTITY AS SEEN THROUGH THE EYES OF A YOUNG BLACK WOMAN WHO HAS COME DOWN SOUTH TO STAY WITH HER AUNT AFTER HER BROTHER IS KILLED IN BROOKLYN. HATS ARE EVERYWHERE, IN EXQUISITE VARIETY, AND THE CHARACTERS USE THE HATS TO THEIR HISTORICAL AND CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL FUNCTIONING.