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Flying Over Purgatory
a World Premiere
CATEGORY : DRAMA
by Ayoka Chenzira

COMPANY : Spelman College [WEBSITE]
VENUE : Baldwin Burroughs Theater at Spelman College [WEBSITE]
ID# 449

SHOWING : April 18, 2002 - April 21, 2002

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PRODUCTION DESCRIPTION

Flying Over Purgatory, a multi-media stage adaptation of an original screenplay, written and directed by internationally acclained filmmaker, and the College's first Cosby Endowed Chair, is a story centered around an African American working for South AFrican's Truth and Reconciliation Commission who is suddenly faced with her own family's secrets when an American journalist shows up to investigate her grandmother. Set in South Africa and Philadelphia, this story explores themes of truth, memory and reconciliation. The international cast stars Ruby Dee and features South African performers Mabel Mafuya, Jerry Mofoken, and Seipati Motgosi. The ensemble also includes Altanta favorites Gayle Samuels, Afemo and Elisabeth Omilami, and Gary Yates, as well as a host of Spelman College faculty, staff, students, alumnae, and friends. Call 404/507-1388 for ticket information.


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