Thursday, November 9, 2017 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Judge Peyton is dead, and his plantation Terrebonne is in financial ruins. Peyton's handsome nephew George arrives as heir apparent and quickly falls in love with Zoe, a beautiful octoroon. But the evil overseer M'Closky has other plans—for both Terrebonne and Zoe. In 1859, a famous Irishman wrote this play about slavery in America. Now an American tries to write his own.

By Branden Jacobs-Jenkins • Directed by David Reed
Black Box • Rated R

"[A] wildly imaginative new work by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins. An Octoroon simultaneously gives us [Dion Boucicault's] great melodrama and its contemporary reverberations. [The play] might induce vertigo, but it insists that making theater can be the best way to talk back to history." –The Village Voice

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Thursday, November 9 at 7:30 p.m.*
Friday, November 10 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, November 11 at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, November 12 at 2 p.m.
Wednesday, November 15 at 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, November 16 at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, November 17 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, November 18 at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, November 19 at 2 p.m.

*Please join us for a post-show reception with the cast and crew following the opening night performance on Thursday, November 9.

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