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1 Night 6 Plays
February 14 @ 7:30 pm
An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until March 8, 2020
An event every week that begins at 2:30 pm on Sunday, repeating until March 8, 2020
Presented by 5280 Artist Co-op in Aurora through March 8th.
1 Night 6 Plays
Featuring the following plays:
CAGES by Kenya Fashaw
AMANI by Theo Wilson
ZARYN by Nadiya Jackson
HOMELIFE WITH THE WASHINGTONS by Christian Steward
THE DIFFERENCE by Peter Trinh
PRETTY IN BLACK by Gabriela Goldstein
Directed by: Adrienne Martin-Fullwood and Kenya Fashaw
Production Team – Lights: Brian Miller, Costumes: Julie Farrow, Sound: Michael Hancock II
February 7th – March 8th, 2020
Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm
Sunday matinees at 2:30pm
Box Office: 720-432-9162
The Aurora Cultural Arts Building
1400 Dallas Street
Aurora, CO 80010
SYNOPSIS FOR EACH PLAY
Cages – Afro futuristic Sci-Fi of a world full of only mixed races due to racial cleansing, no more dark skinned people remain. Until A young girl Ebony, who is of the beige nation. stumbles upon “The only Black Woman left” whose been locked away in cages.
Amani – When the Roman empire tries to conquer Nubia, they finally meet their match. Queen Amani Renas defeats the Roman army, and now they must scramble to save face. This is a recreation of the final negotiation, proving that Nubians will not be conquered, and neither will the Queen.
Zaryn – Zaryn has just moved into a new city to further her career and begins to go through her revolving door of lovers. As she becomes more vulnerable to people, she must be open and honest about her sexual health.
HomeLife with the Washingtons – Life in the Washington’s home seems perfect until a deep dark secret sends the family into a reality they never expected. Now they must try to figure out how to balance their perception of a perfect family while dealing with life’s obstacles.
The Difference – When a member of a work group dies unexpectedly, his surviving friends pontificate on the underlying cause. John, the only Caucasian member of the group is forced to question the family business he works for, the secrets of his heritage, and the lens through which he views his colored counterparts.
Pretty In Black – Billie is asked to give the eulogy at her toxic and abusive mother’s funeral. While getting ready for the funeral she reflects on her upbringing with her mother and finds her grief laying at the bottom of an empty liquor bottle.
This post updated 2-2-2020