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Detroit '67

A DIRECT HEIR TO THE MAGICAL WORDSMITHS NAMED LORRAINE
HANSBERRY, TENNESSEE WILLIAMS, AND AUGUST WILSON.”
— HUFFINGTON POST

From the author of the hit Temptations musical Ain’t Too Proud, and the Obie award-winning Skeleton Crew, comes Detroit ‘67. It’s 1967, Motown music rules, and Chelle and her brother Lank are making ends meet by holding after-hours dance parties in the basement of their home. But when Lank shelters a battered white woman, the siblings clash over more than the family business and the riots burning the black neighborhoods of their city.

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Due to popular demand, DETROIT '67 HAS EXTENDED! But we must close on October 7. Don't miss your chance to see this show that Emily Mendel of Berkeleyside calls "Inspiring... a creative and personalized exploration of the causes and effects of the 1967 Detroit riots from the viewpoint of members of a black family living in segregated Detroit at the time." auroratheatre.org | 510.843.4822

Berkeleyside agrees: you better catch DETROIT '67 while you can! https://www.berkeleyside.com/2018/09/24/detroit-67-at-the-aurora-theatre-is-both-inspiring-and-emotional Now Through October 7. auroratheatre.org | 510.843.4822


This compelling play is a creative exploration of the causes and effects of the 1967 Detroit riots from the viewpoint of members of a black family living there at the time.
Here's even more love for DETROIT '67, this time from the SF Weekly. Do you have your tickets yet? http://www.sfweekly.com/culture/dreams-deferred-in-detroit-67/


When the white cast in The Big Chill (1983) reminisces about their shared past, a Motown song invariably cues up on the soundtrack. Glenn Close, Kevin Kline, Jeff Goldblum, et al., shimmy and shake to hits by Marvin Gaye, The Temptations and Smokey Robinson & The Miracles. But when Dominique Morisse...

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