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Blue Door

Presented by Perisphere Theater at Silver Spring Black Box Theatre, Silver Spring MD

Feb 25 - Mar 12, 2022

Blue Door

Tanya Barfield’s play with original songs is about a successful Black man in 1995 coming to grips with the effect of his family’s experiences with slavery, disenfranchisement, lynching, and Jim Crow on the person he has become.

Tanya Barfield’s Blue Door, a play with original songs, is about a highly educated and successful Black man who descended from victims of slavery, Jim Crow, and lynching. In one sleepless night, visits from the man’s deceased brother, grandfather, and great grandfather force him to relive his family’s history from 1850 to 1995 and to come to terms with his identity and the effect of the past on the present. In Blue Door, according to Variety, “demons are faced with humor and incisive

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Tickets are available now through the show's website and at the door 30 minutes before each performance. Seating is general admission. Full-price tickets are $34. Seniors (65+) pay $28. Students (must show ID) pay $24.

Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination is required. Masks must be worn at all times.


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Following the performance on February 27, Dr. Quincy Mills of the University of Maryland will give a post-show talk on topics of African-American relevant to the play.

Following the performance on March 6, Dr. Sylvea Hollis of Montgomery College will give a post-show talk on topics of African-American relevant to the play.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Silver Spring Black Box Theatre

8641 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD 20911


    • Wheelchair Access

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