Monroe by Dr Lisa B. Thompson
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Austin Playhouse is thrilled to open its 2018 – 2019 season with the world premiere of Monroe by local playwright Dr. Lisa B. Thompson.
The play was a winner of the Austin Playhouse Festival of New Texas Plays, receiving a staged reading in April 2018.
Following the lynching death of her older brother, Cherry is haunted by the belief that God is telling her to leave the south. Although her family dismisses her eccentric ways, her friend Clyde takes her visions and dreams seriously. When Clyde invites her to go along with him to California, Cherry must decide whether being the keeper of her family’s roots and culturalView more
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