Monroe by Dr Lisa B. Thompson

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Presented by Austin Playhouse at Austin Playhouse, Austin TX

Sep 07 - 30
Monroe by Dr Lisa B. Thompson

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 cultural

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ADMISSION INFO

Tickets range from $16-$36

Call 512.476.0084 or email boxoffice@austinplayhouse.com

DISCOUNTS: All student tickets are half-price. $3 discount for Seniors 65 and up. Group rates available.

Contact: 512.476.0084

Email: boxoffice@austinplayhouse.com

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LOCATION

Austin Playhouse

6001 Airport Blvd., Austin, TX 78752

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Wheelchair Access

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The Austin Creative Alliance is funded in part by the City of Austin through the Economic Development Department's Cultural Arts Division and by grants from Texas Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts which believes that a great nation deserves great art. The Creative Alliance also receives generous in-kind support from CreateAustin, and Time Warner Cable News. We are also grateful for the ongoing support and participation of our members and patrons.

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