Through haunting memory and lyrical monologue, Obie-Award winner Adrienne Kennedy “leads us delicately but intrepidly into an American heart of darkness” (CurtainUp). Directed by Tiffany Nichole Greene (Hamilton National Tour).
When Suzanne arrives at Ohio State University in 1949 as one of a handful of Black freshmen, she discovers the “safe haven” of academia offers little sanctuary. Decades later, the accomplished writer returns to her alma mater to speak about her work—and unravels the heartbreaking truth and chilling mystery of her life lived in the shadows.
Technology, videography and stage production come together for the new Live series, Goodman Theatre’s next step towards resuming in-person performances. Accessible via multiple video cameras, each performance of three new productions—including two Chicago premieres and a major revival—are streamed live online for real-time consumption by audiences at home.