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The Goodman Theatre
Jan 29th Fundraiser

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August Wilson's Gem Of The Ocean

A major revival of the play that begins August Wilson’s epic 10-play American Century Cycle—on the stage where it premiered in 2003.

 

Tensions flare into riots across Pittsburgh’s Hill District as chaos threatens a city desperate for freedom.

 

It’s 1904, the dawn of the new century—yet slavery’s shadow looms large. There is solace to be found at the home of 285-year-old Ester Tyler, keeper and transmitter of African American history and cleanser of souls.

 

When a suspicious traveler appears at her door in search of a new life, Aunt Ester guides him on a journey of spiritual awakening.

Fundraiser for ShoVal & More, NFP,

producer of The GOLD Rush

Women's Conference and for

The Empowerment Center for Better Living

 

 Reception immediately following

@ Hatch 41,

4131 S. State St.,

Chicago, Illinois 60609

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Sponsorship packages available

Text 773-497-7744 or email to receive sponsorship info.

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