april 2023 Events
01apr7:30 pm9:30 pmBy the Way, Meet Vera Stark by Lynn NottageSaturday, April 1 at 7:30 pm
Rooftop Productions presents By the Way, Meet Vera Stark by Lynn Nottage. "In a new comedy from the Pulitzer Prize--winning playwright of Ruined, Lynn Nottage draws upon the screwball films of
Rooftop Productions presents By the Way, Meet Vera Stark by Lynn Nottage.
“In a new comedy from the Pulitzer Prize–winning playwright of Ruined, Lynn Nottage draws upon the screwball films of the 1930s to take a funny and irreverent look at racial stereotypes in Hollywood. BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK is a seventy-year journey through the life of Vera Stark, a headstrong African-American maid and budding actress, and her tangled relationship with her boss, a white Hollywood star desperately grasping to hold on to her career. When circumstances collide and both women land roles in the same Southern epic, the story behind the cameras leaves Vera with a surprising and controversial legacy scholars will debate for years to come.”
Directed by AnuRa Harrison
Performances: March 24-April 2nd,Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m.
(Saturday) 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
9419 Battle Street