MESMERIZING blend of MAGICAL realism and poetic social comment. BRILLIANTLY DIRECTED. Hauntingly beautiful final passage
- Los Angeles Times
EXQUISITELY staged and performed.
A play YOU'LL BE TALKING ABOUT on the drive home.
FIRST-CLASS. Impeccably staged. Lyrical and STUNNING.
IF YOU GO TO NO OTHER SHOW THIS YEAR, get yourself to Dontrell, Who Kissed the Sea: it’s productions such as this that make live theatre as an art form to celebrate!
- The Los Angeles Post
MASTERFUL story presented in a style which embraces all cultures.
A WORK OF ART.
DON'T MISS THIS ONE
- Discover Hollywood
Told with humor and wordplay, ritual, drums and dance -
DONTRELL, WHO KISSED THE SEA is a present-day hero’s quest exploring the lengths and depths we must go to redeem history’s wrongs.
Synopsis: Eighteen-year-old Dontrell Jones III, decides 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 its prized son to the waters of a mysterious and haunting past.
Venue: Skylight Theatre
*DONTRELL, WHO KISSED THE SEA is a National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere. We are presenting the first of five productions which include the Phoenix Theatre in Indianapolis, Theater Alliance in Washington D.C., Oregon Contemporary Theater in Eugene, and Cleveland Public Theatre in Ohio.
|CAAM - California African American Museum (visit online)|
|Mayme Clayton Library and Museum (visit online)|
|Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Community Service Project|
|Museum of African American Art (3rd fl Macys) (visit online)|
Events and performance schedule AT A GLANCE
- Special Events - details will be added as they become available
- Beyond Conversation chats follow directly after selected performances
- Friday Friendly start time - we've moved the start time to 8:30 pm so you don't have to rush!
| SAT. Jan 31
Mayme Clayton Library & Museum
Justice For All