Blood at the Root

Next Act Theatre

February 9th, 2019 | Next Act Theatre

January 31 – February 24, 2019 | by Dominique Morisseau | Directed by Marti Gobel

Louisiana: September, 2006 – An African American student sits under the school’s large oak tree, challenging its “whites only” status. The next morning, three nooses are discovered hanging from the tree; school administrators dismiss the incident as a prank. As racial tensions grow, six students wrestle with the causes and consequences of deeply-entrenched injustice. These young people speak openly about the prejudices and fears that stand in the way of their dreams, and find the courage to seek solutions for a better life for all.

February 9th, 2019
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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