Students From 14 Maryland Counties And Baltimore City Win Awards At Maryland History Day
May 05, 2022
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Feb 25 - Mar 12, 2022
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 incisiveView more
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.
8641 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD 20911
May 05, 2022