Blood at the Root


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By Dominique Morisseau
Directed by Mikala Gibson

An ensemble-driven drama based on the Jena Six (2006); six Black students who were originally charged with attempted murder for a school fight after being provoked with nooses hanging from a tree on campus. This play examines the miscarriage of justice, racial double standards and the crisis in relations between men and women of all classes and, as a result, the shattering state of the Black family. 

This play explores themes of racism, homophobia, classism and violence. Intended for mature audiences. 


February 23-24 at 7:30 p.m.
February 24-25 at 2:00 p.m. 

"Blood at the Root" is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Samuel French, Inc.

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