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Peace College Theatre Presents Crumbs from the Table of Joy

By on September 7, 2010 6:23 pm

Performances
September 21 – 28, 2010

 

Preview on
September 20, 2010
(Dark on Sunday)
Leggett Theater, 7:30 p.m.

 

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit theatre.peace.edu.

 

Lynn Nottage, the award-winning author of such plays as ‘Intimate Apparel’ and ‘Fabulation,’ continues her tradition of thoughtful, touching and funny plays with ‘Crumbs from the Table of Joy.’ It’s 1950 and Godfrey Crump has just lost his wife. Finding solace in Father Divine and the Peace Mission Movement, he pulls up stakes and moves his teenage daughters to Brooklyn. Told through the eyes of his 17-year-old daughter Ernestine, ‘Crumbs from the Table of Joy’ aims straight at the heart in a story that deals with boundaries of race, gender, and society.

 

Production

Ernestine Crump Aneisha Montague
Ermina Crump Sidney Edwards
Godfrey Crump Byron Jennings
Lily Ann Green Chris Hunter
Gerte Schulte Collette Rutherford
Director Kenny Gannon
Set Design Sonya Drum
Costume Design Lynda Clark
Production Manager &
Lighting Designer
Jennifer Mann Becker
Technical Director David Jensen
Stage Manager Brittany Goodman
Asst. Stage Manager Emily Kinney
Properties Tim Domack
Dramaturgy Eliza Laskowski

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