In inner city Philadelphia, an abnormally huge dandelion has grown through the sidewalk in front of the house of, Jalil and Kwamaine, two brothers who are waiting for the arrival of their father. Leftovers tells the story of the brothers as they figure out their journey to discovering the reality of their dreams. A poignant, poetic, gritty play full of family, magic, and Cliff Huxtable.
In the late 1950's the officials of City of St. Paul and the State of Minnesota made a decision to bring I-94 right through the heart of the African-American community known as Rondo. The Highwaymen explores the dynamics surrounding the decision-making progress that would affect the lives of thousands of middle class residents and change the face of St.Paul.
*World Premiere- The History Theatre/ 2016-2017 Season.
SALT PEPPER KETCHUP
In a gentrifying neighborhood in South Philadelphia, where the popular cuisine is chicken wings and fried rice, a new health foods co-op sparks tensions between residents. Mr. Wu, the owner of Superstar Chinese Take-Out, fights to keep his store and "American Dream" at all costs. This political drama explores how food has come to define what we see as community and culture in an ever-evolving city.
As the water crisis in Flint, Michigan begins to make national headlines, a young couple struggling to make ends meet scrambles to fight for a better future for their daughter–– even if it means losing everything they have.
Leah Hamos | GERSH