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Lisa B. Thompson – The Road Theatre Company’s Summer Playwrights Festival

August 6, 2020 @ 8:00 pm9:00 pm

Thursday, August 6 at 8:00 pm CT

“DINNER” by Lisa B. Thompson

Directed by Jayongela Wilder

Welcome to the first meeting between the parents of Joanna, and her fiancé Jonathan. As Joanna struggles to prepare an elaborate meal to impress her future in-laws, and educate her parents, she finds herself at the center of a battle between the Nigerian upper class and the Black middle class. No need to “guess who’s coming to dinner.” Instead discover what’s on the cultural and political menu when the African diaspora gathers to dine.

Featuring: Chauntae Pink, Daralyn Jay, Jacques C. Smith, Krysta Gonzales, Tomike Ogugua, Zonya Love, Nomè SiDone

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