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Area Stage Company

address  1560 S. Dixie Hwy.
 Coral Gables, FL  33146
phone (305) 666-2078

An Octoroon

An Octoroon

The Area Stage Company announces its first production of the 2017-18 season, the Florida premiere of An Octoroon by Obie Award-winning playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins who takes the plot of Dion Boucicault's 1859 antebellum melodrama, The Octoroon, and smashes it with a 21st-century sensibility. Presented through the eyes of the onstage playwright BJJ, this pre-Civil War tale set in the Deep South tells of a slave owner's affections for a woman whose blood is one-eighth Black. Directed by John Rodaz (Carbonell Award) and designed by Giancarlo Rodaz (Carbonell Award nomination) this production will feature choreography and original music to create a theatrical event that is equally hilarious and moving, subversive and provocative. Winner of the 2014 OBIE Award for Best New American Play. Previews will be held Thursday September 14th - Saturday September 16th at 7:30 pm.
Event Info: (305) 666-2078
Price: $20-$25 ($10-15 student tickets available)
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