... and Jesus Moonwalks the Mississippi

Set on the banks of the Mississippi River during the apex of the Civil War, "...and Jesus Moonwalks the Mississippi" is an excavation of antebellum history told through a poetic reimagining of the myth of Persephone and Demeter. In playwright Marcus Gardley’s own words: “Jesus Moonwalks is in a lot of ways my signature play. It is based upon a story my great-grandmother used to tell about her father who fled the bonds of slavery and traveled the country in search of his family.”

"Blending personal narrative, Greek and Yoruba mythology, black folktales and biblical iconography, ...and Jesus Moonwalks the Mississippi weaves a story of grace, humor, pain and transformation to create a distinctly American quilt.” – Robert Hurwitt, San Francisco Chronicle

$15 General Admission | $10 BU Alumni | Free with BU ID, at the door, day of performance, subject to availability

When
Friday, Dec 13, 2019 at 8:00pm until 9:30pm on Friday, Dec 13, 2019
Where 820 Commonwealth Ave., Brookline, MA
Where
Joan and Edgar Booth Theatre
More Info https://www.eventbrite.com/e/and-jesus-moonwalks-the-mississippi-tickets-81853587283
 
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