Dance of the Holy Ghosts @ Central Square Theater, Cambridge [9 May]

Dance of the Holy Ghosts


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09
May
19:00 - 21:30

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Central Square Theater
450 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139
Dance of the Holy Ghosts by Marcus Gardley is the second play in The God's Closet Reading Series presented by The Front Porch Arts Collective, in residence at Central Square Theater. The reading will take place on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Doors open at 6:00pm, a pre-show discussion will be held at 6:30pm and the reading will start at 7:00pm. Tickets are free but you are asked to RSVP at the ticketing link above.

DANCE OF THE HOLY GHOSTS

Directed by Harsh J. Gagoomal

Cast:
Oscar — Cliff Odle
Viola/Tanisha — Jasmine Rush
Marcus — Kadahj Bennett
Darlene — Cloteal L Horne
Willie/Father Michael — Maurice Parent
Earma/Norma — Lovely Hoffman

Oscar Clifton prefers to live his memories rather than his life. But when his estranged grandson comes calling after eighteen years, Oscar must face a very different version of his past. Together, what future can they make when they are so alike they can’t stand each other? Something is going to have to arouse them; something beyond the smell of sweet potato pie and the muddy blues of the Delta—something supernatural. dance of the holy ghosts is a poetic family drama that waltzes from the hilarious innocence of a childhood crush to the heartbreak of a ruined marriage. It is a memory-scape that arouses all the senses, wakes the imagination, and leaves no stone unturned.

To directors and actors who wish to be considered for one of the future readings, please email us at [email protected]

The God’s Closet Reading Series is funded, in part, by The Boston Foundation as part of the Live Arts Boston initiative.

To learn more about The Front Porch Arts Collective: centralsquaretheater.org/about/front-porch-arts-collective/

To learn more about The God's Closet Reading Series: centralsquaretheater.org/about/front-porch-arts-collective/gods-closet-reading-series/

Please note that an RSVP on the Facebook event does not assure you of a space to attend the reading. Please RSVP on the ticketing link in the event.
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