A Searing Drama

By Lorraine Hansberry

Directed By EG Bailey and Shá Cage

Set on Chicago’s South Side, this American classic revolves around the divergent dreams within three generations of the Younger family. When the family patriarch’s life insurance money comes through, each family member has a different idea about what to do with the money. The Younger family’s heroic struggle to retain dignity in a harsh and changing world takes center stage in this searing drama of hope and inspiration.

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Tickets can be purchased online using the link above or by calling and leaving a message with the box office.  If you have questions, please call 507-289-1737 or email

Season ticket holders please call the box office for reservations and special seating requests!

June 9-10, 15-17 and 22-24 at 7:00pm

June 18 and 25 at 2:00pm

Please Be Aware This Production Contains Occasional Adult Themes/Language

Mama – Michelle Sloane
Ruth – Nicole Nfonoyim-Hara
Beneatha – Ezra Carter
Walter Lee – Tim Nela
George  – Demetrius “Nock” Johnson
Asagai – Maurice Opondo
Karl Linder – Faraz Samadi
Travis (Shared Role) – Christian Gary / Jalen Zaye
Bobo – Jarvis Green
Karl Lindner Understudy – Cameron Harris

Directors – EG Bailey / Shá Cage
Assistant Director – Dominique Jones
Scenic Designer – Paul Skattum
Lighting Designer – Benjamin Hain
Costume Designer – Stefanee Stafford
Sound Designer – Philip Muehe
Props Designer – Becci Miller
Stage Manager – Sophi Quimby
Asst. Stage Manager – Emma Hansen
Assistant – Jordan Vaslekey
Community Liaison – LaSonya Natividad

Thanks to Our Show Sponsors –

Rochester Title & Bush Companies



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  • Seating is at 100% capacity