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An Octoroon by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins

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Greer Garson Theater – Owen Arts Center
6101 Bishop Blvd
Dallas, Texas 75205

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$17 for adults, $13 for seniors, $11 for students, faculty and staff 

 

Directed by: Kara-Lynn Vaeni

 

Judge Peyton is dead and his plantation Terrebonne is in financial ruins. Peyton’s handsome nephew George arrives as heir apparent and quickly falls in love with Zoe, a beautiful octoroon. But the evil overseer M’Closky has other plans—for both Terrebonne and Zoe. In 1859, a famous Irishman wrote this play about slavery in America. Now an American tries to write his own. Winner of the 2014 OBIE Award for “Best New American Play,” Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ blistering satire forces us to face what’s changed and what hasn’t in our country’s fraught history of race relations.

 

To purchase tickets online, please visit https://smu.universitytickets.com. For more information, call 214-768-2787.


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