Tag: Aurora Fox Arts Theatre
Meet Diane--a permaculture gardener dripping with butch charm. And keeping one, teeny-tiny secret. Diane’s not really Diane at all. She’s the Greek God Dionysus, in disguise and on a mission to gather mortal followers and restore the modern Earth to its natural state. Where better to begin than with four desperate housewives in a suburban New Jersey cul-de-sac? Don’t worry. It all makes perfect sense in this Obie-winning comedy with a twist! Pulitzer Prize finalist Madeleine George pens a hilarious evisceration of the blind eye we all turn to climate change and the sloppily drunken catharsis that awaits us. Even in our own suburban backyards.
Eighteen-year-old Dontrell Jones the Third believes that it is his duty and destiny to venture into the Atlantic Ocean in search of an ancestor lost during the Middle Passage. But his family is not at all ready to abandon their beloved son to the waters of a mysterious and haunting past. Blending poetry, humor, wordplay, and ritual, Dontrell, Who Kissed the Sea is a present-day hero’s quest exploring the lengths and depths we must go to, in order to right history’s wrongs.