Sunday, Dec 1, 8-10 PM

IN THE RED AND BROWN WATER by Tarell Alvin McCraney

Beaubourg Theatre
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614 Gravier St, New Orleans, LA
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"No piece of total theatre could have better lived up to the promise of its title than Tarell Alvin McCraneys extraordinary In the Red and Brown Water McCraney is a distinctive voice in American theatre." -Theatre Critic, Evening Standard Review/ London November 21, 2019 - November 24, 2019 November 29, 2019- December 1, 2019 Written by: Tarell Alvin McCraney Directed by: Lauren E. Turner Location: Beaubourg Theatre [614 Gravier St.] McCraney taps into West African Yoruban mythology as re-envisioned in a theatrical vocabulary that includes American urban, bayou and pop culture. The ritualistic presentation is evident from the start as part of the free-flowing plays watery imagery. In the Red and Brown Water begins the trilogys loose narrative as it follows a group of siblings and their friends and lovers in fictional town San Pere, Louisiana. Piece centers on Oya, a teenage girl living in the projects who has a talent for track but declines a college offer in order to care for her ailing mother. Tickets: Single tickets are non-refundable and not exchangeable.